NLRB DECISION ON INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR ISSUE COULD IMPACT RELATED FLSA LITIGATION

On May 2, 2018, Leslie Smith, a well-known mixed martial arts fighter, filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) alleging that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (“UFC’) failed to renew...

Employer’s Failure to Follow Proper NLRB Procedures after Settlement Results in Entry of Default Judgment

It should come as no surprise that in the majority of the matters wherein the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) investigates an alleged unfair labor practice and thereafter issues a complaint, the parties enter into...