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Briefs on Dana Corp’s modified recognition bar available for review

November 30th, 2010

The NLRB has posted the parties’ and amicus briefs that it solicited as part of its review of its 2007 decision in Dana Corp, which found that employees and other unions should have a 45-day period in which to file for an election following an employer’s voluntary recognition of a union. In August 2007, the [Read more...]

WorldatWork comments on shareholder approval of executive compensation and golden parachute compensation

November 30th, 2010

WorldatWork has submitted comments to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in response to the proposed regulations of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, specifically the Shareholder Approval of Executive Compensation and Golden Parachute Compensation proposed rule [Federal Register Volume 75, Number 208 (October 18, 2010)].
WorldatWork’s comments were included in a [Read more...]

Despite record number of charges in FY 2010, EEOC’s backlog increased less than one percent

November 29th, 2010

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) says it’s making progress “in rebuilding its capacity to enforce the civil rights laws protecting the nation’s workers.” During the last two years, the federal agency has started to replenish its depleted ranks and dedicate significant resources to training employees, “the largest sustained training effort the agency has [Read more...]

CareerBuilder says nearly one-third of workers holiday shop online at work, while half of employers monitor Internet and email use of employees

November 29th, 2010

Thanksgiving weekend officially kicked off the holiday season and one tradition many look forward to is online shopping at the office. Cyber Monday, a term coined by the National Retail Federation for the first Monday after Thanksgiving (that’s today, folks), will likely be a busy day for Internet use at work. Twenty-nine percent of workers say they [Read more...]

Lawsuit alleges Titan Labs in California violated USERRA by failing to reemploy Army reservist

November 24th, 2010

The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit alleging that Titan Laboratories Inc., and its owner Harvey Berger willfully violated USERRA by discriminating against and failing to reemploy US Army reservist Miguel Orozco Garduño (Orozco), of Mountain View, California. The suit was filed in federal district court in California. In its complaint, the DOJ alleges that [Read more...]