As reported by NJ.com, nearly 10 percent more government workers retired in the first seven months of the year than in the same period last year, a rise some labor leaders say is a response to Governor Chris Christie’s overtures toward cutting benefits.
A federal appellate court recently reigned-in the NLRB’s attempt to limit an employer’s response to union activity.
Sixth Circuit Takes the Bait: Worm Farm Employees Fit Under FLSA Agricultural Exemption for Overtime
Providing legal scholars nationwide a unique opportunity to opine on worm-farming, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held on Friday, October 2, that farm workers involved in the growing of bait worms are exempt overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Are college football players employees? The NLRB, at least on the regional level, said yes.
The Ninth Circuit, in Resilient Floor Covering Pension Trust Fund Board of Trustees v. Michael’s Floor Covering, Inc., Case No. 12-17675 (9th Cir. Sept. 11, 2015), joined the Seventh Circuit in finding that an asset purchaser, if a successor, can be liable for withdrawal liability triggered as a result of the sale.
French employment law imposes a duty of care on the employer requiring it to ensure that the health and safety of its employees is not impacted as a result of their work.
California employers had reason to celebrate over the weekend, as Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to curb frivolous “PAGA” lawsuits alleging noncompliance with itemized wage statement requirements in California Labor Code section 226(a).
Is the saying “fish or cut bait” dead?
We were asked that recently, proving that there is such a thing as a wrong question. Let’s break it down.