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|Overruling Precedent, NLRB Holds Bargaining Units of Jointly and Solely Employed Employees May Elect Union Representative Absent Consent of Their Employers|
Stephen R. Beiting, Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen, James M. Stone; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
August 2, 2016, previously published on July 13, 2016In a departure from more than a decade-long precedent, the National Labor Relations Board has held that Board-conducted representation elections in bargaining units combining employees who are (a) jointly employed by a user employer and supplier employer and (b) solely employed by the user employer...
|Philadelphia Ordinance Restricting Credit Checks on Job Applicants, Employees Effective July 7|
Andrew D. La Fiura, Timothy M. McCarthy; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 5, 2016Effective July 7, 2016, a new City of Philadelphia ordinance will restrict the use of credit checks and credit-related information. With certain exemptions, the ordinance prohibits covered employers in Philadelphia from discriminating against job applicants and employees because of negative credit...
|NLRB Regional Directors’ Formal Unfair Labor Practices Complaints to be Reported to Federal Database|
Daniel V. Duff, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 8, 2016The National Labor Relations Board has stated that it will report to a federal database all unfair labor practice complaints issued by its Regional Directors beginning July 1, 2016, in order to comply with “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order 13673 (which has been called the...
|Compliance Date Nears for OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Anti-Retaliation Rule|
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 2016Employers must ensure they are in compliance with the anti-retaliation provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new electronic recordkeeping and reporting rule by August 10, 2016. The rest of the new regulation requiring certain employers to submit injury and illness...
|Mine Operators Face Conundrum over MSHA’s RFI on Diesel Exhaust|
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 5, 2016The mining industry faces a conundrum over the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s Request for Information (RFI) for industry data and experiences accumulated by underground mine operators over the past 15 years. MSHA’s diesel particulate matter (DPM) rules require operators to...
|Construction Contractor Faces Manslaughter Charge in Worker’s Death|
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 19, 2016, previously published on June 28, 2016A New York man and two construction companies he owns have been indicted on manslaughter and other charges in the death of an employee who plunged six stories to his death after allegedly being directed to perform work without fall protection.
|Puerto Rico Does Not Have to Comply with DOL’s Final Rule Amending ‘White Collar’ Overtime Regulations, For Now|
Jeffrey W. Brecher, Juan Felipe Santos; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 30, 2016The U.S. Senate has approved the controversial “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act” (“PROMESA”), H.R. 5278, which will establish an Oversight Board to assist the Government of Puerto Rico in managing its public finances and for other purposes. The...
|Colorado Broadens Whistleblower Protection for State Employees Who Disclose Confidential Information|
Kristen Marie Baylis, Timothy M. Kratz; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 29, 2016Encouraging government whistleblowers, an amendment to Colorado law bars disciplinary actions against state employees who reveal confidential information while reporting instances of waste, mismanagement of public funds, abuses of authority, or illegal and unethical practices to a designated...
|Proposed EEOC Guidance on National Origin Discrimination Provides Clues to Agency’s Focus|
James F. Botana, Paul A. Patten; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 28, 2016The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued a Proposed Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination (“PEG”) and is allowing the public to comment through July 1, 2016. The last time the EEOC issued specific guidelines on National Origin Discrimination was in 2002.
|High Court Finds UT Austin Race-Conscious Admissions Process Constitutional|
F. Christopher Chrisbens, Thomas Dorer, Marla N. Presley, Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 12, 2016, previously published on June 24, 2016In a 4-3 decision on Thursday, June 23, 2016, the United States Supreme Court upheld the University of Texas’s (UT) race-conscious admissions program. The decision addressed only UT’s specific admissions policy in effect when Ms. Fisher was denied admission in 2008, but for the third...