Business groups led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce pressed the Obama administration to block revised guidelines for discrimination against disabled workers until the public has a chance to review the proposals.
Labor-relations consultant Phillip Wilson has had a busy month, flying from Arizona to Virginia holding seminars and conducting online workshops to get employers ready for what he says is one of the biggest changes in labor law in decades.
A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. worker said he was disciplined for using Facebook to rail against a boss’s “tyranny.” A crime reporter in Tucson, Arizona, was fired for using Twitter to taunt that the city had too few homicides.
U.S. employers must post notices informing workers about their legal rights to form a union and bargain on contracts, the National Labor Relations Board said in a rule that may help efforts to organize employees.
TransUnion Corp., which provides credit information to banks and consumers, should stop selling its reports to employers who use the information in hiring decisions, according to civil-rights groups and the AFL-CIO.