SEIU Expands Joint Employment Fight to the EEOC

By | Labor & Employment Report | October 7, 2016
As I mentioned in a recent post, “SEIU Fights Its Own Unionization,” the Service Employees International Union has been behind the push at the National Labor Relations Board to extend joint employer status to franchisors, like McDonald’s (meaning that McDonald’s would be deemed an employer of its franchisees’ employees). View Full Post
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The EEOC On Independent Contractor Status

By | Labor & Employment Report | September 23, 2016
So I was trolling through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s quarterly Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (because, yes, I am that much of an employment law nerd), and came across an article that I thought was of particular interest: “Stating a Claim in the EEO Process: Determining One’s Status as Either an Agency Employee or Independent Contractor.” View Full Post
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Revised Mandatory FLSA and Employee Polygraph Protection Act Posters Effective August 1, 2016

By | Labor & Employment Report | August 4, 2016
The Department of Labor has issued revised versions of its “Employee Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act – Federal Minimum Wage” and “Employee Rights – Employee Polygraph Protection Act” posters, which all covered employers are required to post. View Full Post
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