- Written by Rebecca Hause-Schultz
In November 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced proposed changes to the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The proposed changes were submitted for public comment and following comments, the revised form was submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) for final review and clearance. The USCIS recently announced that the OMB has approved the revised Form I-9, and that the revised I-9 will be published no later than November 22, 2016.
Don’t Win the Battle to Lose the War: NLRB Orders Employer to Bargain After the Union Lost its Campaign
- Written by Michael Saqui and Rebecca Hause-Schultz
On August 26, 2016, the NLRB upheld an administrative law judge’s finding that because employer Novelis Corp. committed unfair labor practices during a union campaign, the company had to bargain with the United Steelworkers union even though the union lost the election.
Where a company engages in unfair labor practices during a union campaign, the misconduct may warrant the imposition of a Gissel remedial bargaining order. Pursuant to a Gissel order, a company may be forced to bargain with a union when it engages in unfair labor practices during an election even if the union loses.