Florida: New Law Prohibits Certain Public Employers from Deducting Union Dues from Employee Paychecks, Spurring Immediate Union Lawsuit
May 15, 2023
On May 9, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 256, which enacted far-reaching changes to Florida public sector labor relations law.
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NLRB Limits Employers' Authority to Discipline During Workplace Activism and Union-Related Activities
May 1, 2023
On May 1, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision in the case of Lion Elastomers that restores legal protection for workers who engage in profane speech or conduct in the context of workplace activism and union-related activity.
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Chicago City Council Passes Ordinance Requiring Nonprofit Contractors to Enter into Labor Peace Agreement with Unions
April 5, 2023
On March 15, 2023, the Chicago City Council overwhelmingly voted to approve an ordinance requiring labor peace agreements between workers and Chicago-funded nonprofit organizations providing critical public health and social services to Chicago residents and communities.
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Michigan's Freedom to Work Law Ends in 2024
April 3, 2023
On March 24, 2023, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation which repeals Michigan’s Freedom to Work (FTW) law.
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Was 2022 Really a Banner Year for Unions?
February 15, 2023
If you follow labor news, even casually, it would be easy to assume that everything is coming up roses for Unions.
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Best of Times, Worst of Times for Unions: BLS Report Shows Increasing Organizing Success But Continued Overall Union Membership Decline
January 25, 2023
On January 19, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its annual report regarding union membership.
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Continuation of Dues Checkoff Now Considered Status Quo by Divided NLRB
October 4, 2022
In a 3-2 ruling by the five-member National Labor Relations Board, employers must now continue to deduct union dues from workers’ paychecks even after collective bargaining agreements containing such provisions expire.
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Employers – Be Prepared for More Union Apparel in the Workplace
September 1, 2022
On Monday, August 29, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board issued its first precedent-shifting decision under the Biden administration, which will have the effect of permitting more apparel with union insignia in the workplace.
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Employers Take Note! Labor’s Resurgence Could be Real this Time
April 18, 2022
        A recent surge of unionization efforts, coupled with unique economic conditions and key initiatives at the National Labor Relations Board, signal a potential resurgence of the labor movement. 
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NLRB General Counsel Announces Challenge to Employer Rights During Union Organizing Campaigns
April 7, 2022
In a new memorandum published April 7th, National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) General Counsel, Jennifer Abruzzo, stated aloud what many had thought would be a goal of the newly appointed chief lawyer for the agency, challenging an employer’s ability to require employees to attend meetings during a union organizing campaign.
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Amazon Workers Vote Union In at NYC Warehouse
April 6, 2022
Amazon warehouse workers in New York City voted to unionize last week, marking the first time Amazon workers have done so in the U.S. Amazon has until April 8 to dispute the election results.
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Amazing Amazon Union Victory
April 4, 2022
On April 1st, the independent Amazon Labor Union won an election at the company’s Staten Island, New York fulfillment center. Here are some interesting facts.
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May 31

(Not Terribly Useful) Guidance from the DOL on the FMLA and Holidays

May 30

EEOC Updates COVID-Related Guidance For Employers As The Feds Declare An End To The Public Health Emergency

May 26

The EEOC Targets the Use of AI in Employment Decisions