On March 31, 2021, President Biden unveiled his $2 trillion infrastructure plan, the American Jobs Plan (AJP), which comes on the heels of the enactment of last month’s $1.9 trillion COVID-recovery legislation, the American Rescue Plan.
The NLRB announced that it is withdrawing a proposed rule that would have excluded undergraduate and graduate students at private colleges and universities who perform services in connection with their studies from coverage under the NLRA.
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.
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.
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.”