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NLRB Overturns Employee Handbook Standard

 The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overturned its Lutheran Heritage Village-Livonia (Lutheran Heritage) standard yesterday. This is a significant decision as the standard was used for weighing the legality of employee handbook policies. With the Board's Republican majority, it is ... Read More


NLRB Browning-Ferris Joint Employer Test

Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overruled the 2015 decision in Browning-Ferris Industries (Browning-Ferris), which expanded the criteria used to determine joint employment. This decision has restored the use of the pre-Browning-Ferris standard in determining joint-employer status, erasing the ... Read More


The NLRB Election Board Requests Feedback

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published a request for information and comments in the Federal Register this week. The Board is requesting feedback from interested parties, including employers and unions, on the 2014 Election Rule, which modified union representation-election ... Read More



Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Cindy Kolb sheds some light on the subject of sexual harassment in the workplace in a recent interview with THV channel 11 . Find all the details here. Read More


Employers Should Revise Drug-Testing Policies

Jennifer Park Chang was interviewed by KATV Channel 7 concerning how employers can prepare for medical marijuana. Check out the interview here. While reviewing these important issues, know that you can count on your CGWG Labor and Employment Team in ... Read More


Employers Must Begin Using Revised Form I-9

As of September 18, 2017, all employers must use a revised version of Form I-9. To determine whether you are using the correct version of Form I-9, which is available here, ensure that “OMB No. 1615-0047” is displayed in the ... Read More


The End of DACA: What Employers Need to Know

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Plan (DACA) was created in 2012 through an executive action by President Barack Obama. DACA provides relief from removal (colloquially referred to as “deportation”) and temporary work permits to nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants who ... Read More