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2019 Mexican Federal Labor Law Amendment

On May 1, 2019, Mexico’s Federal Official Gazette published a decree setting forth major amendments to Mexico’s Federal Labor Law (FLL) (Decree). The Decree follows and articulates the February 2017 amendment to the Federal Constitution that, among other things, (i) confirmed union freedom and confidential voting by union members, (ii) set forth the creation of … Continue Reading

NLRB Expands Joint Employer Standard in Browning-Ferris Decision

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board made sweeping changes to its “joint employer” standard, announcing a new test that will surely lead to more findings of joint employment relationships under the National Labor Relations Act. Under the new standard announced in Browning-Ferris Industries, a company is a joint-employer if it exercises “indirect control” over working conditions … Continue Reading

NLRB Not Entitled to Injunction Directing NYC Property Management Company to Bargain with Incumbent Union

The New York City Displaced Building Service Worker Protection Act requires that any buyer, transferee or successor employer of most New York City commercial and residential properties offer the incumbent employees jobs after the change in ownership or employer for as many jobs as the new employer will have at the property, and to keep those employees in employ for at least 90 days unless it has cause for discharge during that “probationary” period. However, a U.S. District Court judge in the Southern District of New York recently denied a request for injunctive relief sought by the National Labor Relations Board seeking to compel a buyer to recognize the incumbent union.… Continue Reading
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