The NLRB issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that, if adopted, would rescind a rule issued under the prior administration addressing blocking charges, voluntary recognition, and construction industry bargaining relationships.
NLRB General Counsel announced she will urge the Board to adopt a new framework that seeks to hold employers accountable for use of “omnipresent surveillance and other algorithmic-management tools” if they tend to impair the exercise of §7 rights.
It is old news to most covered employers that they are obligated to post certain notices for their workforce. What these employers may not know, however, is that the EEOC recently updated and replaced its “EEO is the Law” poster.
The OMB and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force announced that they anticipate further guidance will be issued following the narrowing of the enjoined order requiring employees working on federal government contracts be vaccinated for COVID-19.
On October 14, 2022, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, the federal agency that insures and regulates private-sector defined benefit pension plans under Title IV of the ERISA, published a proposed rule governing employer withdrawal liability.
In order to qualify for the new Inflation Reduction Act tax credit, taxpayer owners/developers and their construction contractors and subcontractors are required to comply with the federal prevailing wage provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act.
On October 11, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor released a proposed rule to update the test for determining whether a worker is an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or an independent contractor.