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Labor Relations Today Issues ‘Labor Law 2016: Year in Review’

Posted in Alternative Labor Law Reform, Department of Labor, Division of Advice, Executive Orders, Expedited Elections, Federal Court Litigation, Government Contracting, Government Contracts, House of Representatives, Joint Employer, Legislation, MLA Media, Negotiations, NLRA, NLRB, NLRB Administration, NLRB Decisions, NLRB Rule-Making, Persuader Rules, Presidential Appointments, Remedies, Representation Elections, Right to Work, SCOTUS, Senate, Social Media, State/Local Issues, Unfair Labor Practices, Unions, White House, Workplace Rules
McGuireWoods labor attorneys and the editors of Labor Relations Today are pleased to announce the publication of Labor Relations 2016: Year in Review. In the final year of his two-term tenure, President Barack Obama’s National Labor Relations Board and Department of Labor continued their double-barreled efforts to remake labor law to benefit labor unions. Throughout the year, the agencies… Continue Reading

MLA in Bloomberg Law Reports: “Key Remedial Elements of the Employee Free Choice Act That May Be Implemented Without Legislation”

Posted in EFCA, MLA Media, NLRB, Remedies
MLA attorneys Richard Hankins and Seth Borden co-authored a piece in today’s Bloomberg Law Reports entitled "Key Remedial Elements of the Employee Free Choice Act That May Be Implemented Without Legislation."  The piece explores the likelihood of a fully-constituted National Labor Relations Board pursuing an expansion of its recent approaches to injunctive relief, civil penalties, Gissel bargaining orders, and "first contract" remedies.   The… Continue Reading

Atlanta Business Chronicle: “Revision May Speed Passage of Union Bill”

Posted in Alternative Labor Law Reform, EFCA, Filibuster, Legislative Strategy, MLA Media
Today’s Atlanta Business Chronicle contains a piece on EFCA suggesting "Revision may speed passage of union bill" (subscription).  McKenna Long & Aldridge partner and EFCA Report blogger Richard Hankins is quoted throughout, including the following passages: The first major development on the proposal in months occurred when moderate Democrats in the Senate this month decided to drop… Continue Reading

Financial Times: A Deal to Organise

Posted in Card Check, EFCA, MLA Media
MLA attorney and EFCA Report blogger Richard Hankins is quoted in today’s Financial Times on EFCA.  Lately, pro-EFCA forces have taken to accuse critics of "lying" about the EFCA’s provisions, claiming that it does not eliminate the secret ballot, but rather allows employees to decide whether they want to organize via secret-ballot election or via card-check.  Regarding this sophistry: Employers… Continue Reading