The Ticktin Minute November 27, 2017 – The Labor Union and Employment Law (Rules Applicable to Labor Unions)

The Labor Union and Employment Law  When it comes to collective bargaining, there are certain rules that employers may not break and also certain rules applicable to the Labor Union. This blog will focus on conduct of the Labor Unions. Rules Applicable to Labor Unions A Labor Organization may not threaten employees that they will…

The Ticktin Minute November 20, 2017 – Labor Unions and Employment Law

Labor Unions and Employment Law There are certain rights employees who belong to Labor Unions have with regard to their employment. The National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), which was passed in 1935, codified such rights given to employees. The National Labor Relations Act specifies basic rights of private sector employees to organize trade unions, engage in collective bargaining, and enjoy other…

The Ticktin Law Minute November 13, 2017 – Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblower Laws In employment law, a whistleblower is an individual who raises a concern about a wrongdoing in their workplace. The wrongdoing may be an activity that is illegal, unethical, plainly not correct within an organization. It does not matter whether the organization is public or private, both are subject to whistleblower regulations. The term “whistleblower” originated…

The Ticktin Minute November 6, 2017 – Independent Contractor vs. Employee (Type of Relationship Factors)

Independent Contractor vs. Employee (Type of Relationship Factors) Determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor is an extremely important task in employment law. There are three sets of factors that determine whether an individual is an employee or independent contractor. (1) Behavioral; (2) Financial; and (3) Type of Relationship. This blog…