The tsunami of stop bullying applications expected to be lodged with by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) after 1 January 2014, was instead a trickle of only 343 application in the first six months of the jurisdiction, according to the FWC’s Annual Report for 2013-2014.
New York’s 5 Gifts for Employers in 2015: What State and City Employers Need to Know Heading into the New Year (Day 3)
Each day this week, we will “unwrap” one of five pressing employment law issues on the 2015 horizon for New York state and city employers. On Monday and Tuesday, respectively, we covered the minimum wage hike and the anticipated enforcement of two new NYC laws. Today’s topic is the reemergence of NYC’s equal employment opportunity agency.
NLRB: Employers Cannot Ban Employees from Using Company’s Email System for Union-Related Communications
On December 11, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a decision with major implications for employers that gives employees access to company email systems.
Feeling the holiday spirit, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) (i.e., management’s “Grinch”) has stolen any chance for employers to enjoy the holidays, while bestowing another significant Christmas gift on Big Labor—new union representation election rules (or as many are calling them, the Ambush Election Rules).
In a recent decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice awarded a plaintiff 14 months of reasonable notice pay despite the employee only having worked for the company for less than 3 years.
The Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Young v. UPS, a case that could drastically impact accommodation policies for pregnant employees.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is at it again. Unions are already winning close to 70% of NLRB-conducted elections.
On Monday of this week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) abandoned over 30 years of precedent and significantly modified the standards for the deferral of certain unfair labor practice charges to contractual arbitration procedures.