It’s a rare day with the U.S. Department of Labor is assessed attorney’s fees against it for bringing a suit against an employer in bad faith.
Employers Beware: If You Moved an H-1B Worker Without Advising USCIS, You Have Until August 19, 2015 to Make Amends
A recent binding decision issued by the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) has complicated even further the confusing rules governing employer obligations in the H-1B nonimmigrant visa program.
Employer’s DNA Test of Employees in Defecation Investigation Results in $2 Million Verdict for Violating GINA While Real “Poopetrator” Remains On the Loose
If a recent federal court case is any sign of the times, employers should think twice before engaging in their own forensic crime scene style investigations of employee questionable behavior—even if the employee is suspected of repeatedly defecating in public areas of the workplace.
Is No Class Action Waiver Safe? NLRB Judge Invalidates an Employer’s Non-Mandatory Arbitration Agreement with Non-Union Employees
Even further expanding the NLRB’s shocking holdings in D.R. Horton and Murphy Oil on June 26, 2015, an NLRB administrative law judge (“ALJ”) ruled that even a non-mandatory arbitration agreement that is voluntarily entered into by employees is unlawful if it requires employees to waive joint, class or collective actions in all forums, judicial and arbitral.
This Blog is Not about Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, But… “The Internship” fails the first test of merit for a comedy: “Is it funny?”
Over the past few years, many employers have found out—the hard way—that the National Labor Relations Board is serious in policing employee handbooks for provisions that the Board believes are “overly broad” under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act, which protects employees’ right to engage in protected concerted activity—that is, the right of two or more employees to protest to an employer about terms and conditions of employment.
Reports in the popular media portrayed King v. Burwell as a case involving premium tax subsidies used to purchase health insurance from public exchanges or marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
A tugboat captain is responsible for the safe operation of the vessel, its crew, and its cargo.