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

Published on December 15, 2015

A recent dispute in New York City demonstrates that employers must think carefully about the potentially unintended consequences of their workforce management decisions. A routine choice to subcontract support services can quickly become a complicated fight over work rules, fair wages and union representation, given conditions such as those experienced by WeWork, a fast-growing startup.

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California Court of Appeal Instructs Trial Court to Reconsider Its Denial of Class Certification of Wage and Hour Claims Brought by Nurses

Published on December 2, 2015

Healthcare class actions, most notably those involving wage and hour claims, are increasingly challenging matters for employers. The California Court of Appeal’s recent response in one such case demonstrates the unexpected role that policies and procedures can play in determining whether the courts grant class action status.

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