Monthly Archives: January 2014

Target Joins Long List of Companies Slashing Health Benefits Because of Obamacare

This week, Target announced that it will no longer offer health insurance to part time workers.  Target joins a long list of companies who have made the same decision, including Trader Joe’s and Home Depot.  Details about the announcement can

Posted in Healthcare Reform, Labor & Employment, Wage and Hour

New Trend in Overtime Suits – HR Managers?

On January 10, a federal judge in Florida certified a nationwide collective action against Lowe’s Home Centers.   If the story stopped there, it would be unremarkable since virtually every large company has been hit with wage and hour suits in

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Posted in Labor & Employment, Uncategorized, Wage and Hour

NLRB Gives Up on Poster Fight

On January 6, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) gave up on its fight to require all employers to post a notice informing employees of their right to form a union.  The NLRB’s mandatory poster rule was invalidated by

Posted in Federal Government, Labor & Employment, Wage and Hour
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