December 2017

Have you started thinking about your New Year’s resolutions for 2018?The NLRB’s newly minted general counsel, Peter Robb, has, and employers will be very happy.According to NLRB General Counsel Memo 18-02 [pdf], issued December 1, Robb...
And did it with such grace! After all, she is Miss Manners.This is another installment in my unofficial series, "Second-guessing the advice columnists." My other posts critiquing advice columns on employment law are available here,...
It’s that time of year again. The holidays are wonderful, but can produce some dicey situations for your HR Department.The holidays mean a lot of things to different people: whether it’s playing dreidel, decorating a Christmas tree, or doing nothing...
Buried in the massive Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), the tax overhaul legislation the Senate approved on December 2, 2017, is a section providing a tax credit to employers that provide their employees with paid family and medical leave,...
The National Labor Relations Board's new General Counsel, Peter Robb, has wasted no time in taking steps to chart a new direction for the Board. Two weeks after being sworn in as General Counsel, Robb has issued Memorandum 18-02, instructing...