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NLRB May Let Teaching Assistants Organize
Teaching and research assistants may be young and also students, but make no mistake about it, they view themselves as employees who should have the right to unionize. And now they have a powerful ally--the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Expect More Pay Protests Leading Up to Election
The Fight for $15 protests in 500 cities aren't confined anymore to the fast-food industry.

Congress Introduces Bill to Reverse Joint-Employer Decision
Businesses are hoping to persuade Congress and the president to pass legislation that would narrow the National Labor Relations Board's recent expanded definition of what constitutes a joint employer.

Done Deal: UAW Confirms Ratification of FCA Contract
UAW members overwhelmingly ratified a new four-year agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
(Detroit Free Press)

Fiat Chrysler Said to Double Use of Temp Workers in UAW Contract
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles can double its use of temps under a new agreement being voted on by the United Auto Workers union.
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


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NLRB General Counsel Offers Guidance on Employee Handbooks
Employers need not read the tea leaves anymore about what employee handbook language the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) general counsel considers to be prohibited. A report from the NLRB general counsel "will be of assistance to labor law practitioners and human resource professionals."

WIsconsin: 25th Right-to-Work State
Right-to-work states are spreading from the South into the Midwest with Wisconsin becoming the most recent addition into the right-to-work fold.


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