The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of August 27, 2015 has broad implications, because it redefines who the employer is under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). This decision involves a recycling company Browning-Ferris, whose workers brought their initial claim. Actually they were employees of a contractor and not of the parent company. The NLRB decision says that contract does not shield the parent company from responsibility to workers who work for the contractor. The so-called “joint employer’ decision has very important implications for people who work for the company but who are not considered to be employees. It affects a lot of franchise operators and […]
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Immigration to the USA is usually a complicated and long process. Sometimes you will need an immigration attorney right from the very beginning in order to understand whether you are qualified and what your chances are. Your next step, when you are already here, would be to look for a job. This is also a painstaking process that may take months. You will dramatically increase your chances, if you get acquainted with some basics of the US immigration and employment law.
This site aims at helping you better understand major immigration and employment rules and trends in the USA and the State of New York.
- New York New $15 Fast-Food Minimum Wage
- How Reliable Are Pre-Employment Tests?
- Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
- Can Illegal Immigrants Be Legally Paid? – Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc. v. NLRB, 535 U.S. 137 (2002)
- Is Nepotism Always Illegal? – Kotch v. Board of River Port Pilot Commissioners, 330 U.S. 552 (1947)