Here's the materials from my May 2014 "Sink or Swim With Social Media: Legal Workplace Issues" presentation for Assurance University. It's a 56-slide PowerPoint analyzing court & regulatory agency rulings concerning who owns work-related accounts & content, & what employers can & should do to manager their employee & business' social media activities. Unfortunately, the.Read more
Here's my PowerPoint presentation from my 12/19/13 webinar on The Future of Labor Unions in the Private Sector What you Need to Know About Micro-Unions, Work Centers and Right-to-Work Laws. It's 32 slides & available here as a PDF. I'll be doing more presentations for.Read more
Generally, a lawsuit is the worst way to resolve a labor dispute. But sometimes, it could be the only & best way. Case in point, recently I helped a client resolve a difficult union dispute by convincing them that getting sued by their labor union would work to their advantage. For many reasons, I won't disclose.Read more
On April 10, 2013, I appeared on the PSLaborTalk podcast discussing the "Two-Front War: Micro-Unions & Corporate Campaigns." PSLaborTalk is produced by PSLC, Permanent Solutions Labor Consultants, based out of Detroit. Here's the MP3 podcast. We discussed union corporate campaigns and micro-unions. Both topics include novel union organizing.Read more
A colleague of mine recently posed the following question to me & some other labor & employment lawyers concerning a union collective bargaining agreement & overtime (OT) compensation. Below is the complete discussion & analysis. Note that the Fair Labor Standards Act doesn't apply in this situation because the union collective bargaining agreement supersedes it.
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