Tag Archives: labor relations

Keeping Unpaid Internships Legal

The season is upon us when college students and recent graduates seek out unpaid internships, looking for a way to gain “real world” experience, and a possible foot in the door, in an otherwise suffering labor market. While the prospect … Continue reading

Posted in FLSA, Labor and Employment, Labor Relations, Wage and Hour | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BRRRR- BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

Yet another potentially “chilling” effect. Quicken Loans, Inc.’s mortgage bankers are required to sign an employment agreement containing provisions prohibiting  them from disclosing non-public information regarding the company’s business or personnel to any person, business or entity. This includes information … Continue reading

Posted in Labor Relations, NLRB | Tagged , , | Comments Off

WHAT LESSONS CAN BE LEARNED FROM THE RECENT NHL LOCKOUT?

The recent National Hockey League (NHL) lockout has ended and a deal has been reached, giving fans a chance to see some action, and giving business owners a chance to learn some important lessons regarding labor disputes. 1.  Don’t bargain … Continue reading

Posted in Labor and Employment, Labor Relations | Tagged , , , | Comments Off