UAW Puts Brakes on Objections to Volkswagen Election
The United Auto Workers Union (UAW) served notice of withdrawal of its objections to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) election conducted in February at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., which means that the employees' vote to reject UAW representation will stand.
Affirmative Action Opinion Raises Diversity Concerns in Higher EdAn April 22, 2014, decision by the U.S. Supreme Court may result in less diverse graduating classes from public universities in Michigan and other states that pass laws mandating race-blind admissions policies.
Diabetic's Violation of Anti-Theft Policy Allegedly an ADA Accommodation
An anti-theft policy may not be an airtight defense when violating it is alleged as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Jury Awards $26 Million for Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan issued a $26 million verdict in favor of MSC Software Corp. and against Altair Engineering Inc. for misappropriation of trade secrets.
Project-Based Interviews Spread Beyond IT Industry
The best interviewees in the world may not be the best employees, which is why some companies are asking applicants to complete real-world projects to show they are the best qualified candidates for the positions. However, there may be some wage and hour concerns.
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ConfidentialityLynn Outwater, Equity Shareholder at Jackson Lewis, shares some unlawful reasons for requiring confidentiality from employees according to the NLRB.
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