Casino’s policies violate National Labor Relations Act
In Double Eagle Hotel and Casino, 341 NLRB No. 17 (2004), a three-member panel of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") found that several of the casino's policies violated the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA").
Dues are due (and due and due. . .)
Public Act 93-853 (House Bill 4374) signed into law August 2, 2004, amends the Illinois Public Relations Act, Section 6(f), (5 ILCS 315/6(f)), to require employers to continue to collect union dues even after the collective bargaining agreement has ended.
The next two issues will be long ones. Bill Borah and I recently spoke at an IICLE program.
Employer blows filing deadline
Ferrari v. Illinois Department of Human Rights, _____ Ill. App. 3d ____, 815 N.E.2d 417, 287 Ill. Dec. 14 (4th Dist. 2004), is a cautionary case for employers-miss filing deadlines at your peril.
The new overtime rule and application
Confusion is the word for employers regarding the new labor rules! The new labor law collectively known as The Fair Labor Standards Act of 2004 has been in effect since August 23, 2004.
No earrings for men: Is that a problem?
In Pecenka v. Fareway Stores, Inc., 672 N.W.2d 800 (2003), the Iowa Supreme Court decided the employer did not violate Federal or Iowa law by barring male employees from wearing earrings.
The plaintiff’s deposition
There are a number of things that defense counsel may hope to accomplish in the plaintiff's deposition. Counsel may want to both fully understand and seek to narrow the plaintiff's claims.