Labor Disputes. Legal news and articles for April 20 - 27, 2017

AT&T Mobility Must Dial Back Workplace Privacy RuleComp Time Bill Approved by House CommitteeAmazon Sued by Worker Who Needed Injections for Heart ValveLocal 33 camps outside Woodbridge HallAnti-Regulatory Agenda Needs To Include Expeditious NLRB ...Labor protest disputes standards in sports performance building constructionFamily-owned business disputes child labor laws40,000 workers benefit from mediated disputes - The Manila Times ...40000 workers benefit from mediated disputesHELCO seeks arbitration in Hu Honua suitIsrael's National Union Vows Public-sector Strike Tuesday if No Deal Made on Broadcast WorkersBritain has its first day of coal-free power in 135 yearsDC subway GM proposes $500 million a year in extra funding, 'new business model'Brown's California agriculture board pick hit by backlashBrown's California agriculture board pick hit by backlash

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Trump's Interests vs. America's, Blind-Trust Edition
The AtlanticApril 3, 2017

Besides, with so much of his fortune derived from highly visible real-estate and branding deals, some lawyers note that no trust would fully blind him from knowing where his financial interests lie; they say the only way to fully protect against ...more »

Amicable Resolution of Labor Disputes in Serbia
Lexology (registration)April 6, 2017

During the last year, the number of labor disputes which were resolved through mediation and arbitration in Serbia have increased fivefold. To improve the process of peaceful labor dispute resolution, amendments to the Amicable Labor Dispute Resolution ...more »

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AT&T Mobility Must Dial Back Workplace Privacy Rule
Bloomberg BNAApril 27, 2017

Wireless provider AT&T Mobility must rescind a workplace privacy rule at all of its U.S. facilities, an NLRB administrative law judge ruled ( AT&T Mobility, LLC , 2017 BL 135686, NLRB ALJ, No. 05-CA-178637, 4/25/17 ). The company's “privacy of ...more »

Comp Time Bill Approved by House Committee
Bloomberg BNAApril 27, 2017

would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow employers and workers to voluntarily agree to 1.5 hours of compensatory time for every hour of overtime worked, for up to 160 hours of leave. The requested time would have to be approved by the employer.more »

Amazon Sued by Worker Who Needed Injections for Heart Valve
Bloomberg BNAApril 27, 2017

From labor disputes cases to labor and employment publications, for your research, you'll find solutions on Bloomberg Law®. Protect your clients by developing strategies based on Litigation... By Patrick Dorrian. Amazon Inc. and two related companies ...more »

Local 33 camps outside Woodbridge Hall
Yale Daily News (blog)April 27, 2017

Gould, who works as a professor at Stanford Law School, praised Local 33 for exposing the “dirty little secret” of labor law: the potential for union disputes to be dragged out for years on end. “The law is good in terms of establishing a bill of ...more »

Anti-Regulatory Agenda Needs To Include Expeditious NLRB ...
TownhallApril 26, 2017

As we approach President Trumps first 100 days in office, and while hes been busy rolling back regulatory red tape on small business, freeing job creators from ...more »

Labor protest disputes standards in sports performance building construction
The Daily Toreador (registration)April 25, 2017

People protest about a labor dispute affiliated with the Texas Tech Sports Facility Center on the corner at Glenna Goodacre and University Avenue on Tuesday afternoon April 25, 2017. The group used the sign as a way to gain attention from passersby and ...more »

Family-owned business disputes child labor laws
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3April 24, 2017

SAUK CITY, Wis. - The owners of a family-owned business in Sauk City are receiving backlash for allowing their children to help inside their bakery. The state is now auditing the business for potentially breaking child labor laws. Curtis and Vickie ...more »

40,000 workers benefit from mediated disputes - The Manila Times ...
The Manila TimesApril 24, 2017

An alternative dispute settlement mechanism of the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) has proved its effectiveness in settling labor conflicts involving ...more »

40000 workers benefit from mediated disputes
The Manila TimesApril 24, 2017

“Alternative dispute resolution is our strategy in ensuring speedy delivery of labor justice. DoLE stands firm on sustaining industrial peace through the fast settlement of labor disputes,” Bello said. In a report to the DoLE chief, Executive Director ...more »

HELCO seeks arbitration in Hu Honua suit
West Hawaii TodayApril 24, 2017

The complaint alleges the utility unlawfully terminated its power purchase agreement with Hu Honua — which went through lawsuits with contractors and vendors and labor disputes during the construction process — and rejected several offers to reduce ...more »

Israel's National Union Vows Public-sector Strike Tuesday if No Deal Made on Broadcast Workers
HaaretzApril 23, 2017

Nissenkorn has declared no less than six labor disputes – a declaration that unions are required to make at least 14 days before they formally go on strike - on average one every six months since taking office, although none have ever led to an actual ...more »

Britain has its first day of coal-free power in 135 years
EngadgetApril 22, 2017

Coal power has been a fixture of British culture ever since the country's first plant went live in 1882. It shaped the Industrial Revolution (and the air pollution that followed), was involved in major labor disputes and even led to a famous album ...more »

DC subway GM proposes $500 million a year in extra funding, 'new business model'
Richmond.comApril 21, 2017

He also said the agency needs to rein in labor costs to help avoid a budget crisis and called for making pension benefits less generous for future hires and for amending a federal law to strengthen management's hand in arbitration of contract disputes.more »

Brown's California agriculture board pick hit by backlash
News & ObserverApril 20, 2017

Hall has spent 15 years in public office and has a doctorate in theology but does not have a background in labor law or agriculture. The board is a quasi-judicial agency that rules on allegations of unfair labor practices at farms and conducts ...more »

Brown's California agriculture board pick hit by backlash
Modesto BeeApril 20, 2017

Jerry Brown gave him a soft landing when he appointed Hall to a six-figure job mediating disputes between farmers and union workers. Hall's former Democratic colleagues in the California Senate confirmed him Thursday to the Agricultural Labor Relations ...more »

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