The privacy rights of county employees who choose not to join a union do not supersede the union’s entitlement to their personal contact information, the California Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.Read More »
A new proposal pending in the Senate would prevent funding for the implementation of a controversial ruling by the National Labor Relations Board allowing the creation of so-called “micro-unions” in the nation’s workplaces.Read More »
Hitting back in the multi-district litigation brought by current and former professional football players alleging injuries from head trauma, the National Football League has filed a motion to dismiss the suits as “labor disputes” preempted by federal law.Read More »
WASHINGTON – Requiring employees to sign mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements that prevent them from collectively pursuing employment-related legal claims in any other forum violates the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled.Read More »
Employees could seek payment for the time they spent donning and doffing safety gear – even though the time was non-compensatory under the terms of their union contract, the 7th Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.Read More »
The Air Line Pilots Association International agreed to pay $44 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a group of United Airlines pilots claiming the organization didn’t adequately represent their interests while the carrier’s corporate parent was in bankruptcy.
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What happens when a dispute arises with a party who is a not a signatory to a collective bargaining agreement? Can that outside party be sued in court for tortious interference, or does the mandatory arbitration clause in the contract still apply?Read More »