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NLRB Memo: Case Handling Instructions for Compliance Cases after Flaum Appetizing Corp.

"The decision in Flaum instructs that the Board will not allow a respondent to use Board processes to launch a fishing expedition aimed at discovering unanticipated evidence that might mitigate its backpay liability under Hoffman Plastics." - NLRB, May 4, 2012 .

Settlement ends long-running dispute involving immigrant workers at New York food wholesaler

"A kosher food product wholesaler in New York has agreed to settle a long-running NLRB case by paying $186,000 to former employees who lost their jobs in the midst of a union organizing campaign. The settlement culminates a lengthy effort by the NLRB to enforce an order that Flaum Appetizing...

NLRB and OSC sign MOU

"The Justice Department announced today that the Civil Rights Division’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Labor Relations Board, formalizing a collaborative relationship...

News Excerpts From the Aug. 1, 2013, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

Napolitano Resigns as Secretary of Homeland Security On July 12, 2013, Janet Napolitano announced her resignation as Secretary of Homeland Security, a position she has held since the start of the Obama administration. Napolitano will remain in her position until September, after which she will become...

NLRB OGC Memo: Updated Procedures in Addressing Immigration Status Issues that Arise During Unfair Labor Practice Proceedings

"The NLRA protects all employees covered by the Act regardless of immigration status; however, immigration status issues may affect remedies and present certain obstacles for enforcing the Act. This memorandum provides updated procedures that will apply when immigration status issues are raised...

News Excerpts From the April 1, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

H-2B Interim Final Rule Expected in April | On March 4, 2015, the federal district court in the Northern District of Florida vacated the Department of Labor's (DOL) 2008 H-2B regulations on the ground that the DOL lacks authority under the INA to issue regulations in the H-2B program. Perez v...

NLRB Orders Reinstatement Of Undocumented Bakery Workers

"The National Labor Relations Board has ordered a New York City bakery to give back jobs to several undocumented immigrants it axed over a decade ago for participating in protected labor activities, provided they can show they are allowed to work in the U.S. A three-judge panel said conditional...