Published Labor & Employment Law Articles
Keeping on Top of Changing Laws Is Essential
Laws governing the workplace are constantly changing. Courts issue decisions with new interpretations of the law and legislatures pass new statutes that affect an employer’s obligations to its employees. Add to that a host of federal and state regulatory agencies that issue rules with additional employer obligations.
Jeff Brodin keeps on top of these developments to ensure his clients remain compliant with their legal obligations. Jeff often shares his knowledge by writing about some of the most recent changes affecting employers. Here are some of the articles Jeff has written:
Published Labor & Employment Law Articles Written by Attorney
The NLRB Comes Knocking
For employers with no union presence in their workforce, a potential union organizing campaign used to be the biggest worry about the National labor Relations Board (NLRB). Those days are gone. The NLRB is now actively enforcing provisions of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) that protect all non-supervisory employees when they engage in protected concerted activity.
Since its enactment nearly 80 years ago, this protection has applied whether an employee was a member of a collective bargaining unit or not. Recently, however, the NLRB has begun expanding the range of employee activities it views as protected under the Act. Read More
LGBT Workplace Discrimination Protection under Title VII
The Civil Rights Act of 1964, also known as Title VII, was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson 50 years ago. During that time, the Act has been amended to provide for compensatory and punitive damages in the case of intentional violations.1 Disability has been added as a protected class, and pay-discrimination claims have been strengthened. Read More