The National Labor Relations Board recently issued a decision, officially rejecting the idea that employers that allow civic organizations to fundraise on their property must also allow nonemployee union agents to solicit on employer property unfettered.
The NLRB has invited briefing regarding the standards for determining whether “profane outbursts and offensive statements of a racial or sexual nature, made in the course of otherwise protected activity,” should lose their Section 7 protection.
Labor Day became an official federal holiday in 1894. Although the world of employment has obviously changed significantly over the last 125 years, the pace of workplace transformation seems to have accelerated in the past decade.
In line with recently passed legislation in New York and California, Illinois’ legislature rallied to create a bill that would help increase employee protections by combating discrimination and harassment in the workplace.
On July 31, 2019, the Mexican Ministry of Labor issued the Protocol for the Legitimization of existing Collective Bargaining Agreements, which will require all unions in Mexico to revisit employee support for any existing collective bargaining agreement.