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Obama orders paid sick leave for federal contractor workers

  • By Amy McNally
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By Kelline R. Linton, Associate.   On Monday, President Obama signed an Executive Order requiring all federal contractors to offer paid sick leave by 2017. Federal contractors must allow employees to earn up to seven days of paid sick leave each year (one hour of paid sick leave for every thirty hours worked). This leave

Keeping an Eye on the NLRB and Executive Orders

  • By Amy McNally
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By Linda H. Evans, Senior Associate.   Keeping an eye on the NLRB   As August winds down, some NLRB watchers are expecting to see a flurry of activity from the Board. Possible announcements could include one dealing with an expanded view of what constitutes joint employers and another one allowing the unionization of Northwestern