We continue our annual tradition of covering legal trends and outlook for this year, focusing this week on employment and labor.  Following several years of pandemic-focused legislation, we are now seeing a significant uptick in new employment legislation and emerging work-related trends across the country.  The following are a few of the issues and trends

With pro-union sentiments at heights not seen in decades and a union-friendly political climate, union representation petitions are up 57 percent. Employers should understand the significance of unionization and ensure their businesses, operations, and supervisors are ready. At noon on Tuesday, June 14, Robinson+Cole will host a webinar where Labor and Employment Group lawyers

James Madison groupies rejoice!  All others can share my confusion.

Called the “Father of the Constitution,” scholars credit Mr. Madison for his significant role in the fundamental design of the United States Constitution, where power was distributed between the states and the federal government, and power within the federal government was distributed among three

On December 21, 2012, the Department of Labor (DOL), as well as all federal agencies, released its regulatory agenda and regulatory plan.  Included in the agenda is the DOL Office of Labor-Management Standards’ (OLMS) plan to revise the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA) otherwise known as the “Persuader Activity” rule. The