In the November 2019 election Virginia gained a Democratic “trifecta”—both legislative chambers and the governorship are now controlled by one political party. What will this mean for Virginia employers during the coming year?
The NLRB has reversed yet another decision issued during the prior administration, and returned to employers the right to cease contractual dues checkoff obligations after a collective bargaining agreement expires.
On December 17, 2019, in a 3-1 decision split along party lines, the National Labor Relations Board restored to employers the right to restrict employees from using company email systems for nonbusiness purposes.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board, and the Department of Labor will all issue regulations governing joint employment, according to the federal government’s fall regulatory agenda.
A question often asked by employers in the UK that are facing a strike is whether they can engage agency workers to cover for those who are taking part in the strike. While that approach would be unlawful, other options are available.
Our European practice, spread across 13 offices in the region’s most robust economies, can provide a single point of contact for clients’ global labor and employment needs. Here we highlight significant current issues in seven European countries.