January 2022 E-Update

Click here to view entire E-Update as a PDF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS NLRB Poised to Reverse Course on Work Rules, Joint Employer Status and Mandatory Arbitration Agreements As we discussed in our August 13, 2021 E-lert, the first official memo issued by General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo for the National Labor Relations […]

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DOL’s Annual Penalty Increase

The Department of Labor has announced its annual penalty increases. Due to the passage of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, federal agencies must issue regulations annually to adjust for inflation the maximum civil penalties that they can impose. The DOL’s announced increases, effective January 15, […]

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Biden Administration Announces Pro-Union Initiative

On January 21, 2022, the U.S. Secretary of Labor announced the “Good Jobs” initiative, ostensibly intended to improve job quality. The pro-union nature of this initiative, however, is clear from the press release, in which the DOL asserts that it will “create access to good union jobs – free from discrimination and […]

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