By: Marc R. Jacobs, Esq.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently upheld a joint arbitration committee’s (“JAC”) decision finding that a business’s “double-breasting” arrangement violated a collective bargaining agreement. The decision provides two important reminders — one procedural and the other substantive. 

But let’s begin with a couple of the

By Joshua M. Henderson

The Board’s D.R. Horton decision, though controversial, should surprise no one who has watched this agency try time and time again to assert its relevancy.  From “notice of rights” posters to “ambush election” rules, the Board has called attention to itself by flexing its administrative muscle, only

By Christian J. Rowley

On January 3, 2012 decision in D.R. Horton, 357 NLRB 184, the NLRB held that employer-employee agreements mandating the arbitration of non-National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) claims, but prohibiting class actions, violate the NLRA (see our One Minute Memo:

While nothing is certain, it is highly likely that this

In a case of great significance to both union and non-union employers, the National Labor Relations Board late Friday afternoon dealt a crushing blow to arbitration agreements. During the past two dozen years, private employers have implemented arbitration agreements as a means to resolve employment disputes more efficiently than is possible in the judicial system.