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Save Local Business Act Would Rein in ‘Joint Employer’ Standard

The Save Local Business Act, sponsored by Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) with the bipartisan support of 29 co-sponsors, would restore the language used to determine when one business should be considered responsible for the labor practices of another, protecting businesses from unnecessary involvement in labor negotiations and disputes involving workplaces in which they do not have direct control.

Lawsuit Filed Against NLRB’s ‘Ambush Election’ Rule

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Texas and the ABC Central Texas Chapter filed a joint lawsuit with the National Federation of Independent Business in Texas challenging the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) “ambush election” final rule issued in December. The rule could allow unionization elections to take place within a week of when the employer becomes aware that an organizing campaign is under way. Under current law, on average, a vote occurs 38 days after an employer and its employees are made aware that an election will be happening.

Supreme Court Ruling Invalidates Hundreds of NLRB Decisions

The Supreme Court's decision in Noel Canning v. NLRB serves as a stinging rebuke of Obama’s executive overreach at a time when his administration has become increasingly cavalier in asserting the power of the pen.

Legislation Would Counter Ambush Election Rule

Members of Congress sponsored three bills intended to reverse key elements of the National Labor Relations Board’s “ambush” election rule, which would dramatically shorten the amount of time between when a union files a representation petition and when an election takes place, as well as require employers to submit their employees’ personal contact information to union organizers.

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Industry Changes Push AEC Firms Toward Proactive Recruitment
When it comes to recruitment, the AEC industry is grappling with an already...

Gauging the Swing of the Republican Pendulum
As suddenly as the window of opportunity blew open for Republicans by the winds...

Q: What does it mean for your company to be employee-owned?
Employee ownership allows Choate to share long-term success with our employees...

Service Above Self
Two years ago, Gary Neal—an engineer and project manager with MEC Contractors...

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