On November 24, 2021, the United States Department of Labor will formally publish and implement new wage and hour rules for federal contractors (including their subcontractors), pursuant to an Executive Order issued by President Biden in April earlier this year. An unpublished form of the new rules, however, is currently available.
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In a Contractor and Subcontractor Relationship, Who is the Employer? The 7th Circuit Clarifies the Standard for Showing “Indirect Employer” Status Under Title VII.
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) started 2014 by capitulating on its efforts to force employers to post a notice at work which advised employees how they could form a union in order to collectively bargain. The NLRB announced this mandatory posting rule in August 2011, which would have required all private sector employers, whether unionized or not, to conspicuously post an 11x17 notice at work that outlined a number of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). While the new posting obligation was originally scheduled to take effect in November 2011, a number of legal challenges were filed which delayed enforcement of this posting obligation.