Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Negotiations Update - Strikes, Job Security, and Representation Issues

The part-time faculty union and Columbia College are in the middle of contract negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Department of Labor Reverses Course, Says that Tip Pooling Is Ok

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed a rule that would rescind an Obama-era regulation that prohibits tip-pooling. Tip...

Monday, December 11, 2017

EEOC and Sexual Orientation

The EEOC has recently focused more of its enforcement efforts on sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace.  It’s efforts in this ...

Friday, December 8, 2017

White House Urges SCOTUS to Prevent Government Employers from Compelling Union Fees

This past Wednesday, the White House urged the Supreme Court of the United States to find that requiring government employees to pay mandat...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Newly Appointed NLRB General Counsel and the Changes that Follow

Late last week, Peter Robb, the National Labor Relations Board’s new General Counsel (“GC”), issued a memorandum identifying the types of...