September 2019 E-Update

Click here to view entire E-Update as a PDF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS U.S. Supreme Court’s Upcoming Employment Docket The first Monday in October begins a new Supreme Court term each year.  For those that follow labor and employment cases, the first Tuesday in October (specifically, October 8, 2019) will be the […]

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NLRB Adopts New Unilateral Change Standard

In MV Transportation, the Board adopted the “contract coverage” analysis when determining whether a unionized employer’s unilateral change to employee working conditions violates the National Labor Relations Action (NLRA). In doing so, the Board overturned the “clear and unmistakable waiver” standard that had been rejected by several courts of appeals, […]

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DOL Proposes Revisions to the FMLA Forms

The Department of Labor has proposed revisions to its model forms under the Family and Medical Leave Act, with the stated purpose of increasing compliance, improving customer service, and making the forms easier to use. According to the DOL, the revisions include the following: Fewer questions requiring written responses; replaced […]

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