Posts tagged U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Ranking Member Foxx, RSC Chairman Banks, Rep. Allen Lead Amicus Brief Supporting Independent Contractors
February 10, 2022 // Ranking Member Virginia Foxx (R-NC), RSC Chairman Jim Banks (R-IN), and Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA) led a group of House Republicans in filing an amicus brief to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in The Atlanta Opera, Inc. 371 NLRB No. 45 (2021). This case comes as the Democrat-controlled NLRB is set to consider upending established precedent on classifying independent contractors. The brief argues that the standard for classifying independent contractors, which emphasizes the importance of entrepreneurial activity, must be upheld and that changes under the National Labor Relations Act must come through Congress.
An Appeals Court Has Overturned Another Decision That Made Life Harder for Federal Employee Unions
February 4, 2022 // For the second time in a week, a three-judge panel struck down a controversial FLRA policy statement, citing “conclusory and counterintuitive assertions” underlying a decision weakening unions’ ability to negotiate over changes to working conditions.
An Appeals Court Shut Down ‘Drive-By’ FLRA Rulings on Midterm Bargaining and Zipper Clauses
January 28, 2022 // A three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit overturned the controversial decision, concluding it “miscast” a Supreme Court ruling.
D.C. Circuit: Federal worker unions can demand ‘midterm’ bargaining
January 28, 2022 // Federal-sector unions, which collectively represent more than 1 million government workers, have the right to demand that agencies bargain with them in the middle of a contract term, a U.S. appeals court said on Friday.