Federal Texas Judge Blocks Enactment of the Joint Employer Rule

The 2020 rule remains in place, for now, as the case moves through the courts.  On March 8, 2024, Judge J. Campbell Barker of the United...

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The NLRB’s Dartmouth College Case and the Future of the NCAA

Board official decides student-athletes are considered employees with the right to unionize Region 1’s regional director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently made...

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Pay Transparency and Equity

A proposed rule for federal contractors seeks to correct longstanding inequities At the end of January, the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, National Aeronautics and...

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Significant Decisions: The USSC and Employment Law in 2024

The United States Supreme Court (USSC) has recently heard oral arguments in three cases— and announced a decision in a fourth case— that could have...

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When is an Independent Contractor an Employee?

The USDOL’s final independent contractor rule mirrors some existing state laws The United States Department of Labor’s (DOL) recent publication of its final rule about the “employee”...

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