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Jan 28, 2020
The Health Care Talent Scan will help you better understand the latest forces and trends affecting health care human resources.
Sep 10, 2018
Federal antitrust enforcers issued guidelines for human resources departments in October 2016 warning that agreements among companies—including hospitals and health care organizations—that limit competition for employees violate the antitrust laws.
Dec 19, 2017
The National Labor Relations Board Friday reinstated its traditional community-of-interest standard for determining an appropriate bargaining unit in union representation cases, abandoning the standard established in the 2011 Specialty Healthcare case.
Dec 15, 2017
The National Labor Relations Board yesterday overruled a 2015 board decision adopting a new joint-employer standard and returned to the previous standard that governed joint-employer liability, concluding that the reinstated standard adheres to the common law and is supported by the NLRA’s policy…
Nov 8, 2017
The House of Representatives yesterday voted 242-181 to approve legislation (H.R. 3441) that would amend the National Labor Relations Act and Fair Labor Standards Act to clarify that two or more employers must have “actual, direct, and immediate” control over employees to be considered joint…
Oct 5, 2017
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce yesterday voted 23-17 to approve legislation (H.R. 3441) that would amend the National Labor Relations Act and Fair Labor Standards Act to clarify that two or more employers must have “actual, direct, and immediate” control over employees to be…
Jan 18, 2017
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today heard oral arguments in a case brought by Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, KS, to overturn a 2015 National Labor Relations Board decision that directly threatens the confidentiality of the hospital…
Aug 16, 2016
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia today upheld a National Labor Relations Board decision permitting an incumbent union of a hospital to organize only a small portion of the unrepresented employees in a partially organized bargaining unit. At issue was application of the Health…
Jul 12, 2016
Unions seeking to represent employees in bargaining units that combine solely and jointly employed workers no longer need the consent of both employers, the National Labor Relations Board decided yesterday. In a 3-1 decision, the Board held that bargaining units seeking to combine solely and…
Jun 15, 2016
The AHA and seven other national associations today urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to reject the National Labor Relations Board’s expanded joint employer test, outlining a range of adverse impacts in the franchising, construction, health care, retail and hospitality…