It should come as no surprise that President Joe Biden’s appointment of Jennifer Abruzzo as General Counsel (GC) of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) would effectively shift the NLRB to a pro-union majority. Ever since the new Board took control, we’ve advised employers to brace for widespread rollbacks of gains they saw in the […]
On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine mandate in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee.
Pandemic-related and political shifts regarding Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the part that prohibits employer discrimination, have occurred over the last few years. Read on to learn what you need to know about (1) long-haul COVID-19 and disability discrimination and (2) the Biden administration’s approach to gender discrimination.
President Joe Biden’s nominee for a seat on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) may find herself in a position similar to the experience of a Republican Board member in 2017. Gwynne A. Wilcox, who represents union and workers’ rights interests as a partner at the Manhattan law firm Levy Ratner, was nominated by Biden […]
President Joe Biden’s nomination of Gwynne A. Wilcox for the vacant seat on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will add a second Democrat to the Board provided the New York attorney who represents union interests is confirmed by the Senate. Even if confirmed, though, the Board will continue to have a Republican majority for […]
As employers look ahead to President-elect Joe Biden’s administration, questions abound about what to expect, but a more employee-favorable attitude toward the labor movement certainly wouldn’t be a surprise.
Joe Biden faces a long list of priorities for a new administration—COVID-19, the economy, racial justice, climate change, and more. Immigration and foreign worker visas may not top the list of the most immediate concerns, but they are entwined in many of the issues the president-elect’s team is focusing on.
Now that the presidential race has been called for Joe Biden, employers are studying the impact a new administration will have on policies affecting the workplace. The COVID-19 response, the economy, health care, a change in direction at federal agencies—those issues and so much more are on employers’ radar.