As the mid-terms have finally passed and year-end approaches, it's a good time to do a check-up on your knowledge of the fast-changing events in the labor and employment law arena. We have developed a short quiz to allow you to do this-------answers in next week's MMM!
TRUE OR FALSE
The National Labor Relations Board now has pro-management majority of 3-1.
President Trump has been able to replace a majority of the Regional Directors of the NLRB.
A federal law has been passed that negates the effects of future state and local minimum wage raises effective July 1, 2018, so there is no need to keep track of such changes.
The NLRB issued a decision in December, 2017 establishing a tough new standard for "joint-employer" analysis that will make it much more likely that franchisees will be considered as joint employers with their franchisors.
Four states repealed 'right to work' laws in 2018 establishing a trend away from such laws.
The majority of the judges in the US Circuit Courts of Appeal have been appointed by GOP Presidents.
The US Senate broke a record in the number of judges confirmed to the US Courts of Appeals during the first 21 months of the Trump administration.
New York state passed a law, effective January 1, 2018, which provides for paid sick leave for most employees employed in the state.
The NLRB issued a decision in December, 2017 greatly expanding the scrutiny of employee handbook provisions that infringe of employees' right to engage in protected concerted activity.
Now that the House of Representatives is in the hands of Democrats it will be difficult for President Trump to confirm judges for the federal courts and make appointments to the NLRB.
Hope you do well with the quick quiz!