In retaliation cases, timing is everything.

Or almost everything.Employers, has this ever happened to you?You have a lousy employee, whom we’ll call “Igor.” You’ve been meaning to do something about Igor for a while but just haven’t gotten around to it. You (or your boss) decides...

NLRB asks for help to overturn some really $%#^ bad decisions

“Bob is such a NASTY MOTHER FUCKER don’t know how to talk to people!!!!!! Fuck his mother and his entire fucking family!!!! What a LOSER!!!!”“Hey, did you bring enough KFC for everyone?” “Go back to Africa, you bunch of fucking losers.” “Hey anybody smell that? I...

Politics and the workplace don’t mix.

Here’s how to keep it under control.A very large national employer (you’ve probably heard of it — the name rhymes with “floogle”) made the news recently after it issued an edict discouraging employees from having political...

What’s happening now in labor law

Misclassifying workers does not violate the NLRA. The National Labor Relations Board issued a decision yesterday, ruling 3-1 that worker misclassification does not violate the National Labor Relations Act. In Velox Express, the Board found that the...

NLRB Drums Out Musicians and “New York New York”

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) has reversed one of the Obama Board’s most fiercely debated decisions and held that a property owner may lawfully prohibit the employees of a contractor or licensee from leafletting on its private...

How to Manage an ICE Site Visit

On August 7, 2019, more than 600 agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided several companies across Mississippi. With the help of the local district attorney’s office, these raids resulted in the arrests of approximately 680 undocumented...