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United States: NLRB General Counsel Memo Reinstates Position That Certain College Athletes Are Statutory Employees Under The NLRA - Duane Morris LLP

On September 29, 2021, NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo issued GC Memorandum 21-08 stating that, going forward, the position of the general counsel's office is that certain collegiate athletes are school employees under the NLRA.
Tags: News, United States, Nlrb, Jennifer Abruzzo, NLRA Duane Morris LLP


10 things in tech you need to know today

Blue Origin Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Blue Origin is sending William Shatner to space today. Barring any further delays, the 90-year-old actor will head to the edge of space on Blue Origin's second civilian flight. You can watch his 11-minute journey, starting at 9:30 a.m. ET, here.2. A former Apple ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Cnn, Tim Cook, William Shatner, Nlrb, Blue Origin


Former Apple employee alleges a Tim Cook email saying leakers 'do not belong' at the company violates worker-protection laws

An Apple Store in Manhattan. Mike Segar/Reuters Former Apple employee Ashley Gjovik filed new complaints against the tech giant Tuesday. She alleges that Apple's anti-leak stance and strict employee handbook violates US labor laws. Last month, Tim Cook reportedly wrote "people who leak confidential information do not belong here," in an email to staff. Last month, Ashley Gjovik was fired from her senior program manager position at Apple. Now, she's just completed midterms during ...
Tags: Apple, Cook, News, Law, US, Trends, Tim Cook, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Whistleblower, Big Tech, Tech Insider, Hannah Towey, Ashley Gjovik, Gjovik, Apple Now


United States: NLRB Announces Plans To Expand Definition Of "Employee" To Include Student Athletes - Armstrong Teasdale

The National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) General Counsel Jennifer A. Abruzzo announced last week her intention to treat certain players at academic institutions as employees...
Tags: News, United States, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Armstrong Teasdale, Jennifer A Abruzzo


United States: From Student-Athletes To Employees?: The NLRB General Counsel Deems Student Athletes Employees Under The National Labor Relations Act - Jenner & Block

Only adding further to the controversy surrounding the status of college athletes created by the Supreme Court's June 2021 decision in NCAA v. Alston, on September 29, 2021...
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USC defense trying to course-correct after letdown performance

LOS ANGELES — Four days of space, ample film study and three practices did little to diminish the anguish in defensive coordinator Todd Orlando’s voice when asked about USC’s loss to Oregon State last weekend. “I’ve beat myself up about 450 times going through it,” Orlando said. The raw numbers for the Trojan defense’s performance on Saturday are ugly. Oregon State gained 535 yards. Three hundred and twenty-two of those came on the ground as the Beavers used both power rushing and a series of sw...
Tags: Utah, Colorado, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Ncaa, Oregon State, Nlrb, Usc, Orlando, Beavers, Foreman, Tyjon Lindsey, USC Football


Whicker: An NLRB ruling shoves NCAA closer to reality

They don’t seem to be getting the message. The SEC is welcoming Texas and Oklahoma, which means, for instance, that Oklahoma’s volleyball team soon will be playing at Florida, 1,200 miles away. The Big 12 responded by bringing in Cincinnati, BYU, Houston and UCF. When BYU’s teams meet UCF’s, that’s a 2,300-mile trip between Provo and Orlando. But, hey, don’t forget to make that 8 a.m. class. As collegiate athletes gain ground through Name, Image and Likeness compensation, the schools continue to...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Supreme Court, Court, Sports, Alabama, LSU, America, Sport, Austin, Soccer, College sports, Ncaa, SEC, Espn, Oklahoma


NLRB General Counsel: College Athletes Are Employees Under The NLRA

The core of Abruzzo's argument focuses on the common law definition of an employee.
Tags: Law, Sports, Ncaa, Nlrb, Abruzzo, NLRA, Darren Heitner, Student Athletes


NLRB Memo: College Football Players Are Employees

The National Labor Relations Board's top lawyer says college football players and some other athletes in money-making sports are employees of their schools.
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NLRB Lawyer: College Football Players Are Employees

The National Labor Relations Board's top lawyer says college football players and some other athletes in money-making sports are employees of their schools.
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NLRB: College Football Players Are Employees, Can Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board says college football players and some other athletes in money-making sports are employees of their schools.
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Elon Musk claimed the Biden administration is 'biased' against Tesla and 'controlled by unions,' his third attack on the president in the past month

Tesla CEO Elon Musk (left) and President Joe Biden. Win McNamee/Getty Images/Susan Walsh/AP Musk claimed the Biden administration was "biased" against Tesla and "controlled by unions." The Biden administration is working on a bill that would benefit unionized electric vehicle-makers. Tesla has historically opposed unionization. This is the third time Musk has criticized Biden in recent weeks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk is doubling down on his criticism of Pr...
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Unions, White House, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Ford, Gm, Biden, Donald Trump, EVs, Nlrb, Musk, Ev, UAW


United States: NLRB Office Of The General Counsel "Seeking Full Remedies" For Employees Alleging Unfair Labor Practices - Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

On September 8, 2021, General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board issued Memorandum GC 21-06 ("Memorandum") that directs the NLRB Regional Offices to "request from the...
Tags: News, United States, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Schnader Harrison Segal, Lewis LLP, Memorandum GC


United States: NLRB GC Urges Use Of ‘Full Panoply Of Remedies' - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Sending a strong message of enforcement and the potential consequences for violations of the National Labor Relations Act
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United States: NLRB General Counsel Issues Memos Calling For New Harsher Penalties For Unfair Labor Practice Violations - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

As we previously reported, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") has been undergoing a seismic change of direction.
Tags: News, United States, Nlrb, Board, Hampton, National Labor Relations Board NLRB


10 things in tech you need to know today

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Facebook fired back at WSJ reports that say the company is "riddled with flaws." In a series published last week, WSJ found Facebook turns a blind eye to its role in human trafficking and teens' mental health, among other things. The company is hitt...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Elon Musk, California, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bbc, El Salvador, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, WSJ, Elizabeth Holmes, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board


Tim Cook tries to quell unrest at Apple during a company-wide meeting, but only answers two questions from activist employees

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook held an all-company meeting on Friday, The New York Times reported. The company has faced growing unrest from employees criticising the company's work culture. One activist employee expressed disappointment that Cook only answered two questions from staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tim Cook tried to quell growing employee concerns at an all-company meeting on Friday, The New York Times reported.The Times obtained a rec...
Tags: Apple, Texas, Cook, News, Trends, Tech, New York Times, Tim Cook, The Times, Nlrb, Brien, National Labor Relations Board NLRB, Parrish, Tech Insider, Gjøvik, Isobel Asher Hamilton


Tim Cook tried to quell unrest at Apple during a meeting with staff, but only answered two questions from activist employees

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook held an all-company meeting on Friday, The New York Times reported. The company has faced growing unrest from employees criticising the company's work culture. One activist employee expressed disappointment that Cook only answered two questions from staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tim Cook tried to quell growing employee concerns at an all-company meeting on Friday, The New York Times reported.The Times obtained a rec...
Tags: Apple, Texas, Cook, News, Trends, Tech, New York Times, Tim Cook, The Times, Nlrb, Brien, National Labor Relations Board NLRB, Parrish, Tech Insider, Gjøvik, Isobel Asher Hamilton


United States: The NLRB And Congress Move To Protect Union Organizing And Employees Through Enhanced Remedies For Both And Increased Penalties For Employers - Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel

On September 8, 2021, National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo created quite a stir when she issued a memorandum (GC 21-06) ("Memo")
Tags: News, United States, Nlrb, National Labor Relations Board NLRB, Hippel, Jennifer Abruzzo, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell, Congress Move To Protect Union Organizing


United States: NLRB General Counsel Issues Memorandum Advising Regions To Pursue Harsh Penalties Against Employers For Labor Law Violations - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

In her announcement, the GC advised that she plans to issue another memorandum relating to remedies that regional offices should include in settlement agreements.
Tags: News, United States, Nlrb, Labor Law Violations Seyfarth Shaw LLP


United States: NLRB General Counsel Issues Memorandum Urging Regions To Seek Punitive Remedies Against Employers Found To Violate The NLRA - Littler Mendelson

National Labor Relations Board General Counsel (GC) Jennifer Abruzzo recently issued a hard-hitting Memorandum urging the Board's regional offices to consider closely the full scope of aggressive remedies...
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United States: Employers May Face Higher Damages In NLRB Cases - Snell & Wilmer

In a recent Memorandum to the Regional Offices (September 8, 2021), the General Counsel ("GC") of the National Labor Relations Board ("Board" or "NLRB") directs the...
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United States: D.C. Circuit Court Rules NLRB's Access To Property Test Is Arbitrary - Proskauer Rose LLP

General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, Jennifer Abruzzo, is already on her way to accomplishing one of the objectives she laid out in her recent Advice-Memorandum 21-04...
Tags: News, United States, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, D C Circuit Court, Proskauer Rose LLP, Jennifer Abruzzo


United States: NLRB General Counsel Abruzzo Encourages Regions To Utilize More Significant Remedies When Resolving Unfair Labor Practices - Proskauer Rose LLP

In keeping with the momentum of her Office, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo issued a memorandum yesterday to all Regional Offices advising them to request that the Board...
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Google reached a private settlement with a former employee who said he was fired over workplace activism, a report says

Laurence Berland had worked at the tech giant for 11 years when he was fired. Tyler Sonnemaker/Business Insider Google has reached a private settlement with former employee Laurence Berland, Bloomberg reported. Google fired Berland in 2019, saying that he abused access to other employees' calendars. Berland said Google terminated his contract in an attempt to crush unionization efforts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google has reached a private settlement with an emp...
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This Labor Day, For The First Time In Years, Senators Have A Choice On Workers Rights

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. Here’s a Labor Day quiz: Most Americans support unions, but just over 10% are union members. What gives? Business leaders claim that American workers don’t want or need unions anymore. But the Gallup poll reveals that Americans’ support for unions has been increasing — from 48% in 2009 to 65% today. Researchers at MIT found that if nonunion workers who wanted to join a union could do so, union membership would skyrocke...
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Workers call on LA County to find new homeless housing operator amid labor concerns

Workers at a government-run homeless housing facility in Central Long Beach are calling on Los Angeles County to find a new operator for the site amid ongoing labor concerns. The site, 1133 Atlantic Ave., is a former Holiday Inn that LA County bought late last year as part of the state’s Project Homekey initiative, which provided funding for local governments to purchase hotels and convert them into homeless housing. Workers there have said the facility’s operators, Holliday’s Helping Hands and ...
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Apple employees want the company to re-investigate complaints of harassment, racism and abuse

An Apple store employee in New York. Mark Lennihan/AP Photo Apple employees are demanding a re-investigation into past complaints of harassment and racism at the company. Employees, in an open letter, also demanded pay equity and protection against identity-based discrimination. The letter comes as more employees are coming forward about working conditions at the company over several months. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple employees are calling on CEO Tim Cook and se...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, News, Trends, Tech News, Tim Cook, Discrimination, Workers Rights, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Reuters, Misconduct, Scarlett, New York Mark Lennihan, Tech Insider


Google said employees don't have a right protest its choice of customers in the first day of the 'Thanksgiving Four' trial

Google's logo seen at its Mountain View campus. Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Google is in court fighting an NLRB complaint that it wrongfully fired five employees for organizing. The company's lawyer said the 'Thanksgiving Five' were fired for their 'purely political' protest. He added that employees protesting Google's choice of customer would not be protected by labor law. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google employees ...
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United States: NLRB General Counsel Sets An Agenda To Reverse Trump-Era Board Policy - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

As we have previously reported, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") was likely to undergo substantial policy changes under President Biden.
Tags: News, United States, Nlrb, Board, Hampton, National Labor Relations Board NLRB, Mullin Richter, Reverse Trump Era Board Policy Sheppard