Monthly Archives: April 2016

Non Union Employers Continue to Get Busted by the NLRB for Seemingly Reasonable Policies

  Thanks to my partner and friend Steve Bernstein for much of the content for this post. The bulk of the NLRB Unfair Labor Practice Charges I’m seeing against Employee Handbooks and employer rules are against non-union employers.  The Board … Continue reading

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  Changes in Federal Enforcement OSHA may apply 82% penalty increases back to inspections begun in February State Laws and Bathroomgate A Major Change in Attitude towards Workplace Violence More and serious EEOC process changes Recent EEO Decisions where Employers … Continue reading

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What Do YOU Think About a $15 Minimum Wage?

At this point everyone is familiar with the union supported “Fight for 15” Campaigns focused principally on fast food restaurants. The related union organizing efforts have shown little fruit, but the related effort to obtain State legislation has been more … Continue reading

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month — Nationalsafety’s Weblog

From the National Safety Council website… “Thousands have died in car crashes involving cell phone use. New technology allows us to make phone calls, dictate texts or emails and update social media while driving – all actions that are proven … Continue reading

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A Fast and Furious Safety, Labor and HR Update 1 (3/26/16)

A New Approach to My Posts Last week I was honored to be named a Top Author in J.D. Supra Readers’ Choice Awards. I write a great deal when I should probably be billing, but you guys seem to enjoy … Continue reading

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