Dress Code Overbroad, Discipline for Wearing “Slave Shirt” Unlawful

In Alma Prods. Co., NLRB ALJ, No. 7 CA-89537, 8/14/13, the Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”) found that the employer violated Section 8(a)(3) and (1) when it disciplined an employee for refusing to remove his shirt...

Noel Canning Remains A Significant Issue Despite Recent NLRB Confirmations

Although the recent National Labor Relations Board confirmations have given us a full, five-member panel for the first time in a decade, the underlying issues surrounding the Noel Canning line of cases and President Obama’s...

Expanded Violation Doctrine in the Missouri Court of Appeals

The Missouri Court of Appeals has expanded the continuing violation doctrine to apply to more than just harassment, hostile workplace, and constructive discharge claims; it will apply to gender discrimination claims as well.  This expansion...

The Seventh Circuit Upholds District Court’s Decision to Return Transferred Work to Union Workers

The Seventh Circuit issued a ruling this week addressing transfer of work from union to non-union workers.   In Certco, Inc. v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local Union No. 695, Nos. 12-3387 & 12-3487 (7th Cir....