Recent Activity

ArticleMay 22, 2017 - 5:26am

Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2017: Episode 2

15 Year Old Sues Mom for Confiscating his PhoneIt’s not uncommon for a concerned mother to take certain steps to ensure her child buckles down on schoolwork. That may include taking away television privileges, grounding the kid from going out with friends on the weekend or, these days, confiscating a smartphone.

ArticleMay 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

Employees Claim Protection for Political Protest

A recent Detroit Free Press report about the dismissal of several individuals who skipped work to attend a political protest highlighted...

ArticleMay 17, 2017 - 4:45pm

SEIU Allies Trying to Create Turbulence

On May 2nd, Senators Corey Booker (D- NJ) and Sherrod Brown (D- Ohio) sent letters to 10 airline CEOs...

ArticleMay 15, 2017 - 4:00pm

OSHA’s Walk-Around About-Face

OSHA recently reversed a controversial, albeit obscure, Obama-era policy that had opened the door for union organizers to accompany...

ArticleMay 03, 2017 - 5:00pm
United States Supreme Court

Supreme Court May Consider Micro-Union Case

In a case involving the department store Macy’s, the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to consider whether the NLRB went to far in...

ArticleApr 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

Labor Secretary Confirmed

The United States Senate today confirmed Alexander Acosta to be the twenty-seventh Secretary of Labor...

ArticleApr 24, 2017 - 8:41am

Lawsuits Cost West Virginia

As a West Virginia state legislator, Kayla Kessinger is no stranger to the debate surrounding the state’s business and lawsuit climate.“In order to bring jobs into this state, we have to make West Virginia more competitive,” Kessinger told Faces of Lawsuit Abuse. “And one of the biggest areas where we’re lacking is in tort reform.

ArticleApr 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Pro-union signs lay in the street before the start of a "Fight for $15" rally in New York.

SEIU Finances and the Fight for $15

The SEIU recently submitted to the Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards its annual financial report...

ArticleApr 19, 2017 - 3:45pm
Department of Labor headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Labor Official Offers Hope for Employers

Elections have consequences. It is somewhat of a hackneyed phrase, but the fact remains that policy shifts happen when...

ArticleApr 17, 2017 - 3:45pm

D.C. Circuit Weighing Joint Employer Case

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is considering the case of "Browning-Ferris"...