Current Issues in Labor Law (LEL702)

Recent decisions of the courts and the NLRB, as well as federal, NYS and local legislation related to workers and their rights to organize, engage in concerted protected activity, and bargain collectively, are covered in this program area. 

2-hour workshop
Oct 9, 20158:30 am - 11:00 am
New York, NY

The NLRB recently issued two important and hotly debated decisions: Browning Ferris on joint employers and GVS Properties on successorship. These decisions clarify the criteria concerning who is an employer within the meaning of the Act.  Specifically, an employer with the “right to control” its sub-contractor’s employees—whether exercised or not—is now covered, as is the purchaser of a business with a union in a jurisdiction with a worker retention law.