By:  Michael J. Rybicki, Esq.

Today Wisconsin became the 25th state to pass right to work legislation applicable to private sector employers. Most private employers are covered by the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), which originally permitted collective bargaining agreements to provide for the termination of any employee who failed to join or

By: Bradford L. Livingston, Esq.  (Seyfarth Department Chair for Labor Relations Practice Group)

Rational business people focus on selling products and services that consumers want.  But these same business people also must understand that consumer wants and needs change over time.  In fact, business school case studies are replete with examples of now-defunct organizations, and

By: Michael J. Rybicki

A lot of ink has been spilled over the “December Massacre,” when the Board issued a plethora of decisions severely limiting or eliminating many long-standing employer rights. But the Board didn’t stop there; it also seriously eroded the rights of employees who are nonmember dues objectors (“objectors”) to limit unions from

By:  Ronald J. Kramer

On June 21, 2012, in Knox et al. v. Service Employees International Union, Local 1000, the Supreme Court issued a landmark, 5-2-2 decision which held that a union that imposes a special fee or other dues increase mid-year to meet expenses that were not earlier disclosed when the regular dues rates