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Mandatory arbitration agreements that apply to statutory claims must unambiguously exempt NLRB unfair labor practice charges

February 16, 2016 by

Employer mandatory arbitration agreements that apply broadly to employee statutory claims must include a “sufficiently clear statement that all claims arising under the National Labor Relations Act, without limitation or qualification, are excluded from the… Read More

Teamster Tech Drivers are Making Strides

December 28, 2015 by

Silicon Valley shuttle bus drivers who organized with Teamsters Local 853 will have some well-deserved blessings to count as the year comes to an end. Almost 200 drivers who provide shuttle services for tech giants… Read More

NLRB Ordena la Reincorporación Condicional de Trabajadores Indocumentados

May 11, 2015 by

Cuando un empleador conscientemente emplea individuos que no tienen autorización para trabajar en los Estados Unidos, y los despide en violación de la Ley Nacional de Relaciones Laborales (NLRA por su sigla en inglés), los… Read More

NLRB Orders Conditional Reinstatement of Undocumented Workers


When an employer knowingly hires individuals who are not authorized to work in the U.S., and unlawfully terminates them in violation of the National Labor Relations Act, the employees may be reinstated to their former… Read More

Teamsters Local 853 Organizes Facebook Shuttle Drivers

December 17, 2014 by

Shuttle bus drivers employed in the Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area to transport Facebook employees have voted overwhelmingly to join the ranks of Teamsters Local 853 to improve their wages and working conditions…. Read More

Courts Affirm Commercial Driver Protection Under California Labor Law

September 8, 2014 by

Two important court decisions recently affirmed that California commercial drivers are protected by state labor and unfair competition laws, and that federal trucking rules do not exempt California motor carriers from these laws.  These ruling… Read More

California Minimum Wage Increases to $9 per hour – Local Rates also on Rise

July 14, 2014 by

Workers in California must earn a minimum wage of $9 per hour as of July 1, 2014.  This is the first statewide minimum wage increase in six years.  On January 1, 2016 California’s minimum wage… Read More

NLRB Makes Call for College Football Union

April 28, 2014 by

For the first time in history, college level athletes have been classified as employees who have a right to form a union.  We at Beeson, Tayer and Bodine (BT&B) have been following this in sports… Read More

Public Labor Board Bans Employer Implementation of Full-Discretion Proposals

December 23, 2013 by

In this public sector labor law ruling summarized here by Beeson, Tayer and Bodine (BT&B), the Public Employee Relations Board (PERB) indicates an exception to the general rule that an employer has full discretion to… Read More

San Francisco Adopts Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance

December 16, 2013 by

Beginning in 2014 San Francisco workers who are primary caregivers for a family member will have important new rights for employees to meet their caregiving responsibilities.  The City’s newly adopted San Francisco Family Friendly Workplace… Read More