On March 26, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) ruled that Northwestern University’s football team has the right to form the first labor union in college sports.
NLRB Rules Northwestern University's Football Team Can Unionize
UAW sets up organizing committee at Tesla's Fremont factory
The following was written by Sebastian Blanco and appeared on autogreenblog.com
Tesla is happy to do things differently than other automakers, from the company-owned stores to the all-electric drivetrain. It also doesn't use union workers at its factory in Fremont, California (the former NUMMI plant, pictured). But now the United Auto Workers (UAW) is testing the waters for representation at the plant, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle.
Access by UFW Organizers
The following appears courtesy of Robert P. Roy, President/General Counsel for Ventura County Agricultural Association
Attached, is a letter dated September 27, 2013, which has already been received by a couple of the larger strawberry farming organizations in the County.
Where's the beef? Fast-food workers in walkout to protest low wages
The following was featured on FoxNews.com
Don’t expect to have it your way today at some fast-food restaurants across the country.
Workers at the nation’s best known fast-food restaurants in seven cities across America are planning to walk off the job Monday to protest what they say are wages that are too low to live on. In a move orchestrated with the help of powerful labor unions and clergy groups, the workers plan to strike for a day to demand their wages be doubled.
IRS Guidance on Delay of Employer Mandate Penalties and Reporting Requirements
The following is brought to you by Ed McClements with Barkley Insurance & Risk Management
On July 9, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2013-45 to provide formal guidance on the delay of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) large employer “pay or play” rules and related information reporting requirements.
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