El pasado 26 de julio, La Junta de Gobierno del Centro Federal de Conciliación y Registro Laboral (CFCRL) aprobó por unanimidad los Lineamientos Generales para los Procedimientos de Democracia Sindical.
On July 19, 2022, the FTC and NLRB signed a four-page Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding information sharing, cross-agency training, and outreach in areas of common regulatory interest, focusing on the “gig economy.”
The NLRB recently adopted an administrative law judge’s decision that a carpenters’ union did not unlawfully lay off two employees who raised concerns about safe working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NLRB reaffirmed that regional directors have authority to dismiss representation and decertification petitions if they determine there is merit to a ULP charge involving misconduct “that would irrevocably taint” the petition and election.
On June 21, 2022, the Biden administration released its Spring 2022 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. These semi-annual regulatory agendas outline federal agency goals for the months ahead.
The appellate court dismissed an appeal, agreeing with the lower court that a football player’s action for damages against a physician for misdiagnosing his injury should proceed in superior court - and not in arbitration.
An arbitrator recently dismissed a union grievance disputing that the unilateral imposition of a mandatory vaccination practice was a reasonable exercise of management rights and responsibilities under the collective agreement.
On April 29, 2022, organized labor achieved a long-sought political objective when the Connecticut House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 163, “An Act Protecting Employee Freedom of Speech and Conscience.”