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Jan 16, 2018

Convenience Stores Beware: Immigration Is Coming. What Do You Do?

Last week over 100 7-Eleven Stores across the United States were raided by Immigration agents in what is being called “the largest operation against an employer under Donald Trump’s presidency” —and a slowdown is nowhere in sight.  Immigration officials have promised that all employers will be subject to immigration compliance actions—regardless of size.  » Read More

Dec 20, 2017

NLRB Changes Standard for Joint Employment

Longtime readers of this blog and attendees of our seminars are well aware that, in recent years, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has not been particularly kind to employers.  Whether it’s implementing the “quickie” election rules, approving “micro units,” or fixating on the impact of social media on the workplace, the Board has made its presence known to both unionized and non-unionized employers in a variety of ways. » Read More

Dec 12, 2017

Trump Tweets and Unemployment

Christmas is nearly upon us, and with it, those uncomfortable political discussions at the dinner table with loved ones.  We all know that one person who is not shy about telling everyone why he or she supports a particular political party or candidate (and, perhaps, why you are a terrible person if you do not agree).  » Read More

Sep 28, 2017

NLRB Achieves Republican Majority

Over the past few months, we have written about President Trump’s efforts to fill the two vacant seats on the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) with William Emmanuel, a management-side labor attorney in private practice, and Marvin Kaplan, an attorney for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”).  » Read More

May 22, 2017

Update: Trump Budget Expected to Include Paid Parental Leave

News reports have indicated that President Trump’s proposed budget for the federal government’s upcoming fiscal year, which will be released this week, is expected to include a benefit program that is new to most Americans: paid parental leave.  The proposal would give both mothers and fathers six weeks of paid leave after the birth or adoption of a child.  » Read More

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