NLRB Makes Union Organizing Easier
By Marshall Babson, Joshua Ditelberg, Bryan Bienias and Karla Sanchez
The National Labor Relations Board recently caused some big headaches for employers when it ruled that employers generally have to give non-management employees access to the employer's own email system to communicate with each other at work regarding working conditions and possible union organizing.
A GOP Effect on the NLRB?
By Tom Starner
For employers looking to blunt union-organizing efforts this year, the road to success just got even rockier, thanks to three recent National Labor Relations Board decisions. But will a Republican-controlled Congress provide any relief for employers?
The ACA and International Assignees
By Karen Field and Veena Murthy
Large employers need to bear in mind the implications of international assignees and take steps to address compliance for their globally mobile employee base.
Security Screenings Settled?
By Carol Patton
The Supreme Court recently ruled in Amazon's favor on the long-debated issue of whether to pay employees during security screenings. But some legal experts believe the case also highlights an employee-morale issue, and predict that organizations need to address the issue through their overall compensation plans or else risk future lawsuits.
By Jill Cueni-Cohen
A class-action misclassification suit against Google is further evidence employers need to ensure their own employee-classification processes are current and compliant, legal experts say.
Biometrics in the Workplace
By C.R. Wright
While the use of biometrics continues to emerge in the workplace, at least one group is pushing back against its use: employees.