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Union membership as a percentage of the workforce declined again in 2023, hitting a new record low.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission needs to restore an employer’s ability to maintain a harassment-free workplace.
OSHA’s proposed “walk around” regulation would result in OSHA-sanctioned trespassing.
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A new study finds that due to California’s AB-5 law, independent contractors were not converted to full-time employees and instead lost work opportunities, contrary to DOL’s theory.
A large group of Democratic Members of Congress are pushing employers to sign neutrality agreements with unions, limiting employers’ free speech.
The National Labor Relations Board is setting up a battle between the NLRA’s Section 7 and the Civil Rights Act of 1964’s Title VII.
Workforce participation remains below pre-pandemic levels. We are missing 1.7 million Americans from the workforce compared to February of 2020.
FTC Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya has argued the agency should wade into the complex field of employee classification, but the FTC has no history or expertise on the issue.
The business community is concerned about human trafficking offenses and supports a bipartisan bill to assist federal employees in recognizing human trafficking and how to report it.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives supporting H.R. 443, “The Enhancing Detection of Human Trafficking Act.”
There are instances when employers should file "persuader reports," and the DOL should make that argument before a judge if they believe businesses have gotten the law wrong.
The union campaign to organize Starbucks has had many twists and turns since it first launched in 2021. Here's everything you need to know.
The NLRB will retaliate against companies that exercise their rights.