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12/31 Hiring Deadline To Claim Work Opportunity Tax Credit For Hiring Vets


U.S. businesses┬áplanning to hire for positions that veterans qualify for might want to make their hiring decision by December 31, 2012 to take advantage of a possible opportunity to receive a Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Employers planning to claim an … Continue reading

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RIFS & Other Workforce Changes Require Careful Legal & Operational Management


Hotel Bel-Air Gets Labor Gocha When Offering Severance A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision that nails Hotel Bel-Air (Hotel) for offering severance packages to unionized workers highlights one of a range of potentially costly missteps that businesses conducting reductions … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Continues War On Management Despite NLRB’s Tempoary Setback In Suit Against Arizona Secret Ballot Law


Businesses concerned about Obama Administration-backed efforts to promote its pro-labor agenda must stay diligent. Although a U.S. District Court judge in Arizona this week rejected a bid by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to have an Arizona state constitutional amendment requiring secret balloting in union organizing campaigns invalidated as pre├źmpted by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRB) on its face, the Court left the door open for a potentially successful challenge to the Arizona secret ballot amendment in the future depending on how Arizona applies the law. Furthermore, considered in the context of the Obama Administration’s broader pro-union regulatory and enforcement agenda, the NLRB’s challenge to the Arizona and other state secret ballot laws reminds businesses that their operation face a minefield of mounting labor-management relations risks. In light of these expanding exposures, business leaders should update their policies and practices to mitigate the rising risks while keeping a close eye on the Obama Administration’s ongoing effort to expand the power of organized labor by challenging secret ballot mandates in Arizona and other states and the plethora of other pro-union regulatory and enforcement efforts.

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