Recently, the NLRB issued a rule revising the standard for determining a joint employer. Joint employment involves two or more businesses’ sharing of an employee’s activities and therefore sharing legal responsibilities.
Recently, we pointed out that the effort by the National Labor Relations Board to impose on all employers an obligation to post notices about union organizing rights remains stalled. That article resulted in some questions about whether federal contractors and subcontractors are still required to post a notice about union organizing.
Continue Reading Union Organizing Posting Rules: Reminder that Federal Contractors and Subcontractors Must Still Post
On Friday, January 30, President Obama signed three executive orders which have a significant impact on the rights of employees of federal contractors. In effect, these Executive Orders favor the interests of organized labor concerning representation of employees of federal contractors.
Continue Reading Obama Signs Pro-Labor Executive Orders, Reversing Bush Policies