NLRB Subpoena Benchslap

By Just John A Circuit Court has un-tipped the NLRB’s scales in a refusal-to-bargain case. Ozark Auto. Distribs., Inc. v. NLRB, No. 11-1320 (D.C. Cir. February 10, 2015). An employer lost a tight union election and contested the election results, arguing that the campaign ringleaders engaged in severe misconduct that directly impacted the election. To […]

No Second Bite for Prayer Claims

By Heather Vickles Neither the EEOC nor Muslim employees at a Nebraska meatpacking plant will be able to pursue individual claims that their employer failed to accommodate prayer practices. In a long running dispute [click here to view previous posts], the EEOC filed suit against JBS USA, LLC in 2010, asserting both pattern or practice claims […]