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Another Day, Another Reversal by the NLRB

Posted in Highlight, Labor Law & NLRB

By now, it’s really not a big surprise when the NLRB reverse course on a prior decision. This week, the NLRB did it again.  My colleague, Jarad Lucan, provides this quick update on temporary/contract employees being allowed to join unions.  Read on. In 2004 the National Labor Relations Board in its Oakwood Care Center case… Continue Reading

A Look Back at Obama’s (First?) Four Years and Employment Law

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Labor Law & NLRB, Laws and Regulations, Legislative Developments, Wage & Hour

Finally, today is Election Day.   And while the pundits tonight will all look forward to what the next four years might bring, it’s worth taking a quick peek back at Obama’s (first?) four years with a review of some of the posts from 2008-9. Before his term, there were predictions that he would be good… Continue Reading

The (Not So) Definitive Top 10 List of Employment Lawyers To Follow Online

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center, Social Media

  Yesterday, the HR Examiner came out with Top 25 list of “Online Influencers” in Employment Law.  Through a complex formula, it purports to show who people listen to about employment law online. Unlike Groucho Marx who famously said “I don’t care to belong to any club that will have me as a member”, I’m thankful to be… Continue Reading

Telegraph Messengers, Elevator Operators and Other Outdated Labor & Employment Laws

Posted in Laws and Regulations, Legislative Developments

As I outlined previously, the state continues to add new laws for employers to consider. But lost in the new items is the fact that there are several laws on the books that seem outdated or unused. Yet, once a law is on the books, it’s incredibly hard to get rid of it.  As a… Continue Reading

This Week in Social Media & Employment Law: Traditional Labor Law & Discovery

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Labor Law & NLRB, Social Media

Move over, wage & hour law. There’s a new hot topic in the town of Employment Law. Its’ name is Social Media.  In fact, with so much being written on it, it’s hard to separate out the usual "Beware of Social Media!" articles from those posts that delve more deeply into the subject and add… Continue Reading

A “Dose” of Connecticut Labor Law History – The Danbury Hatters Case

Posted in Uncategorized

Let’s face it. It’s downright hot today.  On days like this, it’s easy for the mind to wander to thoughts of lobsters at Abbotts or ice cream from the UConn Dairy Bar.  And depending on your perspective, it’s a hat-type of day — though for most people, a baseball cap is probably the biggest fashion… Continue Reading