Unions -- Salting

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    The National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) Office of the General Counsel (OGC) has released an advice memorandum discussing the antimoonlighting and noncompete provisions contained in a nonunion employer's employee agreements. Facts A nonunionized employer requires its new employees to sign an employment agreement as a condition of employment...
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    Labor union membership in the private sector has decreased dramatically in the past few decades in the United States. But, there has been a renewed emphasis by both new groups and the AFL-CIO to recruit more members. Often these new recruits are in fields that historically weren't unionized. Typically, if a labor union is trying to...

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    Hotel company pays back wages after overtime investigation. VIP Hotel Services LLC has agreed to pay $242,687 in overtime back wages after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor found that 541 current and former housekeepers and office employees weren't properly paid. The investigation covered the period from September 18...
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    A Cleveland-based nonunion contractor received mixed results in a recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) case involving the company's hiring decisions. The electrical workers union had targeted the contractor, Clock Electric, and attempted to unionize the company by planting pro-union job applicants (a practice commonly...
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