Monthly Archives: February 2011

NELP Finds Job Recovery Focused in Low-Wage Industries

The National Employment Law Project released a report this week that analyzes data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The report, titled A Year of Unbalanced Growth:  Industries, Wages, and the First 12 Months of Job Growth After the Great Recession, finds that the economic recovery has disproportionately benefited low-wage jobs, while the number of […]

E-Verify Webcast Available

The webcast of the E-Verify & Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting event that was held on February 22, 2011 is available here.  Click on “E-Verify & Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting.

1 Am. U. Labor & Emp. L.F. 1-160 (2011).

Entire Volume: Volume 1, Number 1 Note from the Founders: Note from the Founders, Jennifer Erin Brown & Jamison F. Grella Articles: Labor Contract Formation, Tenuous Torts, and the Realpolitik of Justice Sotomayor on the 50th Anniversary of the Steelworkers Trilogy: Granite Rock v. Teamsters,  David L. Gregory, Rowan Foley Reynolds & Nadav Zamir Private […]

Three Strikes and You’re Out!

Three Strikes and You’re Out!: Lessons Learned from the NHL, MLB & MLS regarding effective dispute resolution strategies in Negotiating Collective Bargaining Agreements and Labor Contracts Sponsored by the Society for Dispute Resolution and the Labor & Employment Law Forum March 22, 2011, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Room 603 Please join us for a […]

Vol. 2 Editorial Board Applications

We are currently accepting applications for the 2011-2012/Volume 2 Editorial Board. The Editorial Board consists of six to ten editors and includes the Editor-in-Chief, the Executive Editor, the Managing Editor, two Content Editors, a Symposium Editor, an Online Editor and four  Senior Articles Editors. Applications for Editorial Board positions are  are due no later than […]

Supreme Court expands employee anti-retaliation protections

In an 8-0 vote, the Supreme Court upheld the EEOC’s interpretation of the anti-retaliation provision of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by holding that retaliation against close family members almost always qualifies as unlawful retaliation. The Court reached this decision in the case of Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP, where […]

House Amendment No. 578 Proposes Cuts for those that Effectuate the NLRA

H/T National Labor Relations Board Representative Price (R-GA) proposed Amendment No. 578, yesterday.  The proposed amendment states “None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel to carry out the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 151 et seq.).” The amendment would remove funding […]

A Panel on E-Verify and Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting

February 22, 2011, 12-1:30 pm, 6th Floor Lounges Please join us for a panel discussing the use of e-verify by employers and the possible implications of the forthcoming Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting decision on state and United States Immigrations and Customs Enforcement policies. The Whiting case challenges an Arizona law that imposes penalties on […]

New Masthead!

Available here. If you scroll down on the “Masthead” menu, you can find last semester’s masthead, too.

Chairman Liebman’s Comments to HELP Committee

From the NLRB: This morning, a subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee held a hearing on “Emerging Trends at the National Labor Relations Board”. In response to requests for comment, Chairman Wilma Liebman issued the following statement: “The most significant ‘emerging trend’ at the NLRB is that the agency is coming back […]