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Striking New Ground: Union Files NLRB Charges Against Company Even Though It Doesn’t Employ Affected Workers

Published on November 30, 2015

A fast-growing, socially conscious new economy startup would hardly seem a likely target for an intensive battle with organized labor, especially when the company has built a solid reputation for paying above-market wages and benefits. But today’s labor environment is unlike any that has come before it, as the founders of global coworking company WeWork recently discovered. (more…) ...

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EEOC Priorities

Published on April 11, 2014

I had the opportunity to attend a Fairfax Bar Association Employment Law Section lunch yesterday and listen to Peggy Mastroianni from the EEOC speak on the EEOC's current enforcement priorities. (more…) ...

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EEOC and FTC Publish Joint Technical Assistance Documents Discussing the Use of Background Checks in Employment Situations

Published on March 21, 2014

For the first time, the EEOC and the FTC have released a jointly authored technical assistance manual discussing the law surrounding background checks in employment decisions.  The agencies produced two documents, one for the employers and one for employees, providing guidance on how to properly conduct background checks on job applicants and current employees. (more…) ...

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