The N.F.L. has filed an unfair labor practice charge against the players union. The N.F.L. claims that the union has failed to bargain in good faith as it plans to decertify. The union sought approval from players to decertify and if it does, it puts itself out of business as a negotiating body for players. The filing by the N.F.L. was a procedural move intended to prevent decertification. The N.F.L. claims that the union is engaging in “surface bargaining” and tactics designed to avoid reaching an agreement before the collective bargaining agreement expires. Such tactics claimed by the N.F.L. are that the union failed to schedule negotiating sessions and failed to respond in a timely manner to proposals.  Read Full Article.

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other laws specifically govern which employees can receive overtime pay and the minimum amounts that employers have to pay. If your employer has tried to circumvent or change these rules for their own benefit, please consider our law office to represent you. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes standards for minimum wages, overtime pay, record keeping, and child labor. The Act applies to employers that oversee employees who engage in interstate commerce, produce goods for interstate commerce, or handle, sell, or work on goods or materials that have been moved in or produced for interstate commerce. The Act covers the following regardless of their annual dollar amount in income: hospitals; institutions engaged in the care of the sick, aged, mentally ill, or disabled who reside on the premises; schools for children who are mentally or physically disabled or gifted; preschools, elementary and secondary schools, and institutions of higher education; and federal, state, and local government agencies.   Read More.

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