Blog: Labor & Employment Law

A Turning Point For Public Sector Unions?

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In Labor & Employment Law | On July 3, 2018

Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 31 (June 27, 2018). Concluding its 2017 term with several landmark decisions on First Amendment free speech rights and protections, the United States Supreme Court discarded its own precedent of more than forty years by overruling Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, 431 U.S. […]

Delaware: The First State . . . to Pass a Law Unconstitutionally Infringing Free Speech of Employers? A Lesson For Equal Rights Amendment Efforts.

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In Labor & Employment Law | On June 12, 2018

Delaware’s General Assembly has demonstrated a propensity to pass legislation regarding hot topics of the day, sometimes seeming to place the value of being first or “progressive” above the value of careful deliberation, resulting in law that might not survive judicial scrutiny. That seems to be true of 19 Del. C. § 709B (the “Delaware Compensation History […]

Delaware Update: Paid Leave of 12 Weeks for Birth or Adoption of a Child

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In Labor & Employment Law | On January 12, 2018

In April of 2017, we posted about HB 3, which essentially provides for up to twelve weeks of paid leave for certain employees who work for the State of Delaware and school districts, for birth or adoption of a child 6 years of age or younger.  See here.  The law (if passed) would apply to […]

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