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Federal Agencies Join Forces To Combat Employer Retaliation

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) are joining forces to combat employer retaliation. The agencies plan to coordinate their efforts in various ways including referring cases to each other to better enforce anti-retaliation efforts. Employers in the agricultural, garment manufacturing, meat packing, …

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Takeaways From an Earlier Generation’s Labor Management Strategies

This blog post is designed to provide some fresh ideas for managing your workforce by sharing stories I have learned from my father over the years. It is a bittersweet time to write this. My father is 95 years old, in a long-term healthcare facility, and is just now starting to show his age. A …

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Employer Beware: New NLRB Remedies Plan Promises Pain

Ever since the 2020 presidential election last November, we have forecasted what a President Biden-appointed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and General Counsel would mean for our employer clients. For example, the NLRB stated in an August opinion that it was willing to “explore new make-whole remedies.” In near lock step with the NLRB, General …

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Another Legislative Push to Allow Student Athletes to Organize

Most of us tend to think of college athletics in terms of the mega-university football teams – Alabama, LSU, Notre Dame, etc. My college roommate recently retired from his position as a Director of Admissions at a major institution in the Midwest. When I asked him his thoughts about whether student athletes should be paid, …

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