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Labor Relations

Articles on senior living

Labor Relations that Impact Senior Living

6/2/2015
Human Resources, Labor Relations
A U.S. District Court judge recently issued a decision upholding a new rule crafted by the National Labor Relations Board that significantly shortens ...
5/27/2015
Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Human Resources, Labor Relations, Risk Management
ALFA has released a newly updated Labor Relations Guide & Tool Kit designed to aid senior living companies as they navigate the often changing field o...
4/2/2015
CEO, cheatsheet, Federal Agency Activity, Human Resources, Labor Relations, Staffing & Performance
ALFA’s Human Resources Roundtable heard from legal experts last week on how a new rule issued by the National Labor Relations Board taking effect Apri...
12/18/2014
Human Resources, Labor Relations
On December 15, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published a final rule amending its representation case (i.e., election) procedures. The so...
7/1/2014
Federal Agency Activity, Hearings, Labor Relations
In a lengthy opinion authored by Justice Stephen Breyer, and drawing heavily on historical practice of presidents and the Senate, the U.S. Supreme Cou...
7/1/2014
Federal Agency Activity, Hearings, Labor Relations
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 30 in Harris v. Quinn that non-union member workers in some public sector jobs represented by unions no longer have ...
8/27/2013
Federal Agency Activity, Hearings, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Labor Relations, Public Policy
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently upheld the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) decision in the Specialty Healthcare case ...
8/21/2013
Labor Relations, Public Policy
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO) President Richard Trumpka revealed that his organization will be l...
8/13/2013
Federal Agency Activity, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Labor Relations, Public Policy
U.S. Senators reached a compromise late last month that avoided a proposed Senate rule change which would have eliminated Senate filibusters in exchan...
6/25/2013
CEO, cheatsheet, Federal Agency Activity, Hearings, Labor Relations, Public Policy
On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to decide whether President violated the U.S. Constitution by filling vacancies on the Nation...
5/30/2013
ALFA's Public Policy Positions, cheatsheet, Federal Agency Activity, Hearings, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Labor Relations, Public Policy, Regulations, Staffing & Performance
The Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) discussed the commission’s priorities and policies, including recently released guidan...
1/29/2013
ALFA's Public Policy Positions, Federal Agency Activity, Hearings, Labor Relations, Public Policy
Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a major decision finding that President Obama violated the Constitut...
12/21/2012
Advocacy, Elder Abuse, Federal Agency Activity, Labor Relations, Legislation, Medicaid, Policy in the States, Public Policy
Throughout 2012, a variety of federal legislative and regulatory issues arose that will affect senior living communities and senior living residents a...
5/16/2012
Labor Relations, Public Policy
On May 14, The U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia overturned the National Labor Relations Board’s rule regarding expedited elections.
5/2/2012
CEO, cheatsheet, Federal Agency Activity, Labor Relations, Public Policy
The National Labor Relations Board’s rule that allows union elections to occur in as little as 14 days is now in effect. Learn how this new rule could...
4/27/2012
CEO, Labor Relations, Public Policy
Unfortunately, the NLRB’s “ambush” election rule will become effective on Monday, April 30, 2012. It is very unlikely that the lawsuit filed by the ...
4/24/2012
Federal Agency Activity, Labor Relations, Public Policy
The U.S. Senate voted 54-45 against a motion to proceed on S.J. Resolution 36 which would have nullified the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) A...
4/17/2012
Federal Agency Activity, Labor Relations, Public Policy
ALFA today praised the decision by a U.S. Court of Appeals to issue an injunction regarding implementation of the National Labor Relations Board’s (N...
1/25/2012
cheatsheet, Labor Relations
The Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW) along with the National Right to Work Foundation and the National Federation of Independent Business re...
1/10/2012
CEO, Labor Relations, Public Policy
President Obama made three recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) late last week. Senate Republicans responded by asking for...
12/1/2011
cheatsheet, Hearings, Labor Relations, Public Policy
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094) on Nov. 30 by a vote of 235-188. The legislation was fi...
12/1/2011
CEO, cheatsheet, Hearings, Labor Relations, Public Policy
On November 30, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) held a public meeting to discuss a resolution announced a day earlier by NLRB Chairman Mark ...
10/11/2011
CEO, cheatsheet, Labor Relations
House Education and Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) has introduced the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act to help prevent changes to ...
9/7/2011
CEO, cheatsheet, Labor Relations, Public Policy
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued two decisions that make sweeping changes to current labor laws and will impact senior living comm...
9/1/2011
Labor Relations, Public Policy
ALFA expressed its deep dismay with two decisions made on Tuesday by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). One case makes it much easier for unio...
8/30/2011
Labor Relations, Public Policy
Last week the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued its Final Rule requiring private sector employers to post a notice in each workplace inform...
8/9/2011
Labor Relations, Public Policy, Workers Compensation
Introduced in both the House and Senate, The Employee Rights Act would guarantee workers the right to a secret-ballot election, when deciding if they ...
8/2/2011
Labor Relations, Public Policy
Write to your member of Congress today to address the National Labor Relations Board’s and Department of Labor’s recent actions, which create an unfai...
7/26/2011
Labor Relations, Public Policy
ALFA has announced its support of H.R. 2587, the Protecting Jobs from Government Interference Act, which would prohibit the National Labor Relations B...
7/19/2011
Labor Relations, Public Policy
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) held an open meeting on July 18-19 in Washington, D.C. for public comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaki...



Contact Information:

Maribeth Bersani, Assisted Living Federation of AmericaMaribeth Bersani LinkedIn icon
SVP of Public Policy
703-562-1180
mbersani@alfa.org


Paul Williams, Assisted Living Federation of AmericaPaul Williams, CAE, IOM LinkedIn icon
Vice President of Credentialing & Certification Programs
703-562-1183
pwilliams@alfa.org