Under the Obama administration, the solicitor general had filed a petition supporting the NLRB's view that the right to collective action was protected under federal labor law
. (Unlike the solicitor general's office, Trump's NLRB has not changed the agency's position on the Murphy case.)
The married couple has added a new dimension to the long debate over paying athletes by arguing they are "employees" under federal labor laws
and entitled to form unions and negotiate wages, hours and working conditions.
(279) The Second Circuit viewed the three-year rule as a mandatory subject of collective bargaining and rejected the argument that antitrust law should permit a player to circumvent the bargaining scheme established by federal labor law
. The court noted that as a permissible, mandatory subject of bargaining, the conditions "under which a prospective player ...
violated federal labor law
by banning only Newspaper Guild tee shirts and by implementing a dress code without bargaining with the union.
In an e-mail alert yesterday, the union said Kroger "has attempted to have workers arrested for hand billing in front of the stores, a right protected under Federal Labor Law
. As a result of this and other violations of the National Labor Relations Act, Local 1099 will file Unfair Labor Practice charges" against the chain.
ANA remains deeply concerned by the September 2006 NLRB decision in Oakwood Healthcare, which effectively limits the rights of thousands of registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) to retain basic protections under federal labor law
. Under the Oakwood ruling, workers who may assign tasks, direct co-workers or utilize independent judgment, but who do not have the ability to hire, fire, transfer, suspend, reward or discipline their colleagues, can be classified as supervisors.
These newly defined supervisors would have no protection under federal labor law
. They would have no right to union representation.
Federal labor law
prohibits 17-year-old employees from driving vehicles for their employers beyond a 30-mile radius from their places of employment.
US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR--OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE: Provides information for employers on adherence to federal labor law
. The DOL website, www.dol.gov/compliance, features an interactive section called elaws (employment laws assistance for workers & small businesses) that can simulate an interaction between a user and an employment law expert.
Unions such as Local 32B-32J have a strong interest in enforcing the Act because the purpose of the retention requirement is to enhance the bargaining unit's chances for survival under federal labor law
's "successorship" doctrine, regardless of any sales, transfers or other changes in control that change the identity of the employer of building service workers.
Under federal labor law
, the replacement workers Tyson hired could have voted to decertify the union once the strikers had been out for a full year The union, representing 470 workers, walked out Feb.
While the overall structure of Federal labor law
touches and influences all the States, labor lawyers, labor relations practitioners, labor union officials, and labor economists have come to realize that it is the diversity across States that often lends nuance and substance to their work.