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ACA's Employer Mandate Survives
The Affordable Care Act's employer mandate is alive and well, even in states that don't have their own health insurance exchanges and where the federal exchange is filling the void, thanks to a Supreme Court decision.

Compensation
DOL Announces Long-Awaited Overtime Expansion Proposal
The Department of Labor (DOL) announced a highly anticipated proposed rule that would extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million white-collar workers.

Labor Relations
NLRB Rejects Common Practices; What Is HR to Do?
"Everyone has always done it that way" isn't a viable defense to an unfair labor practices charge, at least not with the current National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Union Avoidance: Timelines Shrink and Trust Matters
Union avoidance is more important than ever now that the "ambush" election rule has dramatically shortened election periods.

Appropriations Bill Attempts to Rein in NLRB
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) may have won battles so far over the "ambush" election rule, but it could lose the war if Republicans in the House of Representatives ultimately get their way.

 

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