Temporary Staffing Agencies & User Companies Deemed “Joint Employers” By the NLRB

Temporary Staffing Agencies & User Companies Deemed “Joint Employers” By the NLRB

Jeffrey A. Risch, Chair – Labor & Employment – SmithAmundsen LLC www.salawus.com As we anticipated and previously discussed on our blog, www.laborandemploymentlawupdate.com, on ...

“No, You Can’t Wear That”—D.C. Circuit Sets Important Limitation  On Union Apparel in the Workplace

“No, You Can’t Wear That”—D.C. Circuit Sets Important Limitation On Union Apparel in the Workplace

By Steven Jados- SmithAmundsen LLC- www.salawus.com In the opening sentence of its recent decision, Southern New England Telephone Co. v. NLRB, the federal D.C. Circuit Court of Ap ...

For Every Employer Action, There Is A NLRB Reaction: Board Expands Scope of Protected Concerted Activity Again

For Every Employer Action, There Is A NLRB Reaction: Board Expands Scope of Protected Concerted Activity Again

By Beverly Alfon – SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com In a recent decision, Central States Southeast and Southwest Areas, Health & Welfare and Pension Funds, 362 NLRB No. 155 ...

What Should A Company Do When It Finds Out That It Has a Been Selected For an IDES Audit?!

What Should A Company Do When It Finds Out That It Has a Been Selected For an IDES Audit?!

By Nancy E. Joerg, Esq., Managing Shareholder – St. Charles Office, Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C. St. Charles, Illinois, (630) 377-1554, najoerg@wesselssherman ...

BREAKING NEWS: Penalties Doubled for Affordable Care Act Reporting Noncompliance

BREAKING NEWS: Penalties Doubled for Affordable Care Act Reporting Noncompliance

By Kelly Haab-Tallitsch- SmithAmundsen LLC- www.salawus.com The Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 (“Trade Bill”), signed into law by President Obama on June 29, significantly ...

Use Independent Contractors?  DOL Says Almost Everyone Is An Employee Under the FLSA

Use Independent Contractors? DOL Says Almost Everyone Is An Employee Under the FLSA

By: Steven Jados – SmithAmundsen LLC- www.salawus.com On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an Administrator’s Interpretation addressing the distinction betwe ...

BREAKING NEWS: The Ongoing Debate About Adequate Consideration in Non-Competition and Other Restrictive Covenants

BREAKING NEWS: The Ongoing Debate About Adequate Consideration in Non-Competition and Other Restrictive Covenants

By Carlos Arévalo- SmithAmundsen LLC – www.salawus.com In late June, the appellate court for the first district reiterated that employment lasting less than two years is inadequate ...