labor law

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A system whereby a union refers potential employees to an employer. Also may refer to a system of union work permits. Such referals and work permits may not discriminate based on membership in the union.

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A form of union organizing which organizes all of the workers in a particular industry into the same union without regard for the skill or trade of each worker. The result is that workers in one or in all of the industries gain more leverage in...

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Originally, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) mandated a minimum wage and overtime benefits to those workers whose employer was engaged in commerce or produced goods for commerce and whose gross sales met or exceeded $250,000. 29 U.S.C. § 213. In...

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A policy followed by the NLRB pursuant to Midwest Piping & Supply Co., 63 N.L.R.B. 1060 (1945) marked by complete neutrality by employers in rival union situations. This doctrine was followed for the 37 years from 1945 until 1982. As a result of...

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Overview Minimum wage laws establish a base level of pay that employers are required to pay certain covered employees. The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. In addition to a federal minimum wage, some states also have their own minimum...
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National Labor Relations Act: an overview

The focus of the traditional law of unions, which makes up the major part of the area of law known as labor law, is on workers collectively and their rights as a group. This may be distinguished from...

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Unfair Labor Practices: an overview


Under the [[national_labor_relations_act_nlra|National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA")]], there are three broad categories of Unfair Labor Practices ("ULPs"). The three categories of ULPs consist of those...

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Facts

In October 2001, involuntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings commenced against Quality Stores, the largest agriculture-specialty retailer in the United States at the time. See In re Quality Stores, Inc., et al., 693 F.3d 605, 608 (6th Cir. 2012...

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Petitioner Terry Whitman ("Whitman") was employed as an air traffic controller at the Federal Aviation Administration's ("FAA") Anchorage Air Route Traffic Control Center. Brief of the Petitioner at 8-9. As part of his employment, under...

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