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Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: Employer's Posting Of Side Letter Explaining NLRB Settlement Notice Breaches Settlement Agreement
On May 13, 2019, in Outokumpo Stainless USA, LLC v. N.L.R.B., No. 17-15498 (11th Cir.), the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit enforced an NLRB order finding that stainless steel producer
United States
30 May 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: DC Employers Of Tipped Workers Must Prepare To Comply With New Wage And Hour Requirements
To all employers in Washington DC who employ tipped workers, heed this warning: as of July 1, 2019, you must comply with new notice, reporting, and training requirements
United States
28 May 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog: Ready? Set? Better Get Going. D.C. Judge Rules Employers Must Begin Submitting 2017 And 2018 EEO-1 Pay Data September 30, 2019
Businesses with at least 100 employees and federal contractors with at least 50 employees must annually file an EEO-1 Private Sector Report.
United States
23 May 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspective: California Court Of Appeals Bolsters Willfulness Defense To FCRA Actions
In a positive development for employers, the California Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment for an employer in a class action alleging willful violations of the Federal Fair Credit
United States
22 May 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspective: Media Gag Policies May Violate The NLRA
Many workplace policies and employee handbooks contain restrictions on employees speaking to the media.
United States
16 May 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspective: New Clarity From NLRB On Successor Bargaining Duties
Businesses seeking to grow their operations through the acquisition of other companies often approach potential target companies with unionized workforces with immense skepticism and extreme caution
United States
16 May 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: National Labor Relations Board Returns To Narrow Application Of Perfectly Clear Successor Doctrine
In a 3-1 decision released last week, the National Labor Relations Board reversed decades of precedent regarding a successor employer's bargaining obligations following the purchase of an entity with a unionized workforce
United States
29 Apr 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: California Legislators Take Another Stab At Preventing Employment Arbitration Agreements
California has long been considered one of the most – if not the most – protective states of employee rights.
United States
16 Apr 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: D.C. Circuit Overrules National Labor Relations Board "Subgroup Majority Status Rule"
On March 12, 2019, a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit declined to enforce a bargaining order against the University of Southern California ("USC") ...
United States
3 Apr 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog: California Appellate Court Says PAGA Claims Can't Be Compelled To Arbitration Without The State's Consent
In a recent case, Correia v. NB Baker Electric, Inc., the California Court of Appeal held that employers cannot require employees to arbitrate their representative claims under the California Private Attorney General Act of 2004.
United States
29 Mar 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: The Seventh Circuit Upholds City's Ban On Union's Inflatable Rat
The Seventh Circuit recently upheld a local ordinance in Grande Chute, Wisconsin that banned all private signs on public rights-of-way despite challenges from a local labor union.
United States
8 Mar 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: No-Poaching Agreements May Not Be Entirely Out Of The Question
Two years after jointly issuing its 2016 Antitrust Guidance for Human Resource Professionals with the FTC, the DOJ is now taking active steps to clarify its stance on no-poaching agreements.
United States
6 Mar 2019
Supreme Court Vacates Deceased Judge's Key EPA Decision
This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court punted a key Equal Pay Act ("EPA") case back to the Ninth Circuit because the decision's author
United States
5 Mar 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog: State Law Information + Unclear Wording = FCRA Violations
If your background check forms include too much information about rights under state law, or even grammatical errors, you might be in trouble according to the Ninth Circuit.
United States
21 Feb 2019
Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog: NLRB Returns To The Traditional Common-Law Agency Test For Independent Contractors
SuperShuttle DFW, Inc., involved franchisees who operated shuttle-share-ride vans for SuperShuttle at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport.
United States
19 Feb 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: Companies Are Rethinking Their Approach To Alcohol In The Workplace
The presence of alcohol in offices has ebbed and flowed over time and largely depended on the type of business
United States
30 Jan 2019
D.C. Circuit Upholds Joint Employer Rule, Leaves Room For Changes Through Rulemaking
This typically arises in a situation where one employer retains the other employer to provide business services.
United States
10 Jan 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspective: California: No Fee Award For Prevailing Employer In FEHA Action Even Where 998 Offer Rejected
California's legislature and courts have acted to curb an employer's ability to recover its fees and costs when it prevails in a lawsuit brought under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act
United States
2 Jan 2019
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspective: Epic Changes To Epic Systems: House Democrats Seek To Prohibit Class Waivers In Arbitration Agreements
Before the lame duck period of the 115th Congress, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and a group of 58 Democrat co-sponsors, introduced the Restoring Justice for Workers Act (H.R. 7109),
United States
27 Dec 2018
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: California Court Holds Commute Between Home And Client Site Is Not Compensable Time Under Voluntary Company Vehicle Take-Home Program
In Hernandez v. Pacific Bell Co., a California court held that employees who drive between their homes and a client worksite
United States
19 Dec 2018
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