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April 1, 2021

Biden Unveils Infrastructure Plan with Heavy Focus on Organized Labor

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.

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March 17, 2021

Peter Sung Ohr has Cemented the Biden NLRB’s Direction Despite Challenges to his Interim Appointment and Prosecutorial Authority

In the seven weeks since Ohr ascended the acting general counsel post at the NLRB, he has taken several steps to advance President Biden’s labor agenda.

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March 16, 2021

NLRB Rescinds Proposed Rule Clarifying Status of Private University and College Students Working in Connection with their Studies

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.

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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.”

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