The Department of Labor issued, on September 24, 2019, its final rule revising the salary requirements for exemption from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s mandate to pay overtime for hours worked over 40 in a workweek.
In Bexar County Performing Arts Center Foundation, the National Labor Relations Board, in a 3-1 decision, overruled existing precedent, and established a new framework to determine whether a property owner has lawfully prohibited employees of one of its licensees from accessing the property to engage in protected activity.
A majority National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing three amendments to so-called “blocking charges,” the voluntary recognition bar, and recognition in the construction industry.
In Kelly v. Honeywell International, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that an effects bargaining agreement (“EBA”) unambiguously vested medical coverage for retirees who retired prior to the expiration of the EBA and their surviving spouses.
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