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March 10, 2021

House Passes Sweeping Labor Law Rewrite

On March 9, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021 (PRO Act) by a largely party-line vote of 225-206.

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February 24, 2021

NLRB Drops its “Subgroup Majority Status” Test to Determine Whether Faculty are Exempt Managerial Employees

On February 19, 2021, the National Labor Relations Board modified its test for determining whether faculty at private colleges and universities should be excluded as managerial employees from the right to union representation under the NLRA.

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February 10, 2021

PRO Act Would Upend U.S. Labor Laws for Non-Union and Unionized Employers Alike

On February 4, 2021, House and Senate Democrats introduced the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

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January 19, 2021

What to Expect in Labor and Employment Law Under the Biden Administration

With the inauguration of President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. imminent and Democrats now poised to take control of the Senate, WPI offers the following insights on what may be expected on the labor and employment front in the weeks and months to come.

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January 11, 2021

Minority Unions – A Major Concern for Employers in 2021 and Beyond?

Recent media reports have covered the relatively new phenomenon of minority labor unions.

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January 5, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Arbitrator Upholds For-Cause Dismissal of Employee with COVID-19 Who Put Colleagues and Others at Risk

A labour arbitrator recently dismissed a grievance pertaining to the for-cause dismissal of a unionized employee who continued to work at an airport while awaiting COVID-19 test results.

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December 7, 2020

Los Angeles County Adopts “Public Health Council” Ordinance

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a program allowing third-party organizations in the food, apparel manufacturing, warehousing and storage, and restaurant sectors to create “Public Health Councils.”

WPI Report
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November 6, 2020

Littler WPI’s Election Report: How Voters Have Shaped Workplace Policy

Although the 2020 presidential election is technically behind us, razor-thin and contested elections for the presidency and Congress remain, potentially drawing out the uncertainty through the new year.

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October 20, 2020

India Enacts Major Employment Law Reforms

In September 2020, the Indian legislature passed multiple laws that, taken together, constitute the most significant reforms of employment law in decades.

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August 20, 2020

Protecting the Employer’s Internal Personnel Information After the Boeing Co.

Employees have a broad legal right to communicate with one another about wages, benefits, and other employment terms. To effectuate this broad right, the NLRB has required employers to exclude such information from their confidentiality policies.

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