Recent legal decisions affect you
- International. // People Management;07/25/96, Vol. 2 Issue 15, p13
Reports on developments in employee remuneration programs in the United States. Proposals to increase the scope of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); Advantages of the bill for working parents; Passage of a bill that raise the minimum wage.
- Capturing volition itself: Employee involvement and the TEAM act. Oreskovic, Johanna // Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law;1998, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p229
Analyzes the United States Teamwork for Employees and Managers (TEAM) Act of 1997, an amendment to the National Labor Relation Act. Contemporary employee involvement (EI) programs and their legal status; Arguments of supporters and opponents of TEAM; Protection of employees under the TEAM;...
- Congress gets a dose of its own labor law medicine. // Discount Store News;1/16/95, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p16
Reports on the Republican's interest in reforming federal labor laws.
- High court supports `salts'. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/4/95, Vol. 235 Issue 23, p11
Reports on the decision of the US Supreme Court regarding a labor case involving Town & Country Electric Inc. Issue regarding the National Labor Relations Act; Refusal of the company to interview union applicants because of their union status; Refusal of US Court of Appeals for the Eighth...
- Caveat employer: The door is open for union moles. Tisch, Ronald I.; Kennedy, Paul J. // Nation's Restaurant News;5/20/96, Vol. 30 Issue 20, p32
Opinion. Comments that the United States Supreme Court has opened the door for union moles by prohibiting employers from refusing to interview or hire job applicants who are also paid trade union organizers. Protection of the employee against unfair labor practices.
- Your rights in the workplace. Drake, Larry; Moskowitz, Rachel // Occupational Outlook Quarterly;Summer97, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p14
Discusses major United States laws focusing on the workers' issues. Information on the Fair and Labor Standards Act on wage and working hours of employees; Overview of the Social Security Act of 1935 which created a Federal unemployment compensation system; Requirements for employers under the...
- Reagan angers unions. // Scholastic Update;2/7/86, Vol. 118 Issue 16, p8
His efforts to spur business growth have strained his relations with unions, which complain of weak enforcement of labor laws. How the Reagan Administration is moving to mend its ties with labor. INSET: Laws and rulings that protect workers..
- Employee theft. Lissy, William E. // Supervision;May95, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p17
Discusses labor law in a number of cases. Honesty tests by employers to screen out possible dishonest job applicants; Need for employers to ask the honesty test publisher for a copy of their Equal Employment Opportunity Commission study that demonstrates that their test does not discriminate;...
- Weather-related discipline. Zachary, Mary-Kathryn // Supervision;Aug97, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p19
Presents two cases involving labor laws in the United States. Conflicting interests between employees who are afraid to go against severe weather conditions and company's operational needs; Necessity of formulating and implementing policies specifically dealing with weather or disastrous conditions.
- Weather-related discipline. Zachary, Mary-Kathryn // Supervision;Oct97, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p19
Discusses cases which elaborate on existing labor laws in the United States. Insubordination pursuant to company policy; Falsification of documents; Resolution of discrimination claims; Liability of employers in controlling stress for employees.