Kick Back(s) & Relax No More

By Glenn Schlabs and Joe Hunt Must federal construction contractors pay for employees’ lodging near a job site? In Weeks Marine, the Department of Labor took the position that a contractor’s failure to reimburse employees for lodging – where the employees travelled away from their homes and lived near the job site – was a […]

NLRB Sticks To D.R. Horton

By Lori Phillips Recently in Chesapeake Energy Corp., 362 NLRB No. 80 (Apr. 30, 2015), the NLRB held fast to its ruling in D.R. Horton, Inc., 357 NLRB No. 184 (2012). The employer required its employees to sign an arbitration agreement as a condition of employment. The agreement required “binding arbitration to resolve all disputes” […]