First Thursday February 2013

Featured in this month’s podcast: New DOL guidelines for the FMLA Scott v. Williams lawsuit out of Florida Drastic pension benefit cuts for one California city Last chance agreement violates law unless union is a party Chicago PD Blackberry case picks up steam Arbitrator’s sick leave decision violates FMLA, is overturned Decisions on what topics are mandatory for bargaining Q&As on Brady/Giglio communications and overtime Economic conditions update [jwplayer…

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First Thursday March 2013

Download the podcast Use this link to listen on iPhone or iPad Featured in this month’s podcast: Contract issues in Chicago and Washington, DC New developments in the FMLA The ‘Work Now, Grieve Late’ rule Judge’s ruling on retirement cuts in San Diego Why employers should be concerned with the duty of fair representation Recent contact settlements and economic trends Subscriber to this feed Subscribe…

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First Thursday April 2013

Download the podcast Right click and select “Save link as” (Use this link to listen on iPhone or iPad) Featured in this month’s podcast: A discussion of stories in the news The Financial Crisis In Detroit Chicago Police Negotiations Ratchet Up Even One More Notch Another Michigan City Considering Hybrid police and fire department New Residency Requirement For New Orleans Police Officers As New Orleans…

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First Thursday May 2013

Download the podcast Right click and select “Save link as” (Use this link to listen on iPhone or iPad) Featured in this month’s podcast: Significant changes in CalPERS actuarial policies and their implications for collective bargaining Important new free speech cases Are no confidence votes Constitutionally protected? Bombshell Weingarten decision out of Texas Latest in a series of cases on on-call issues and Brady rules…

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First Thursday, May 2, 2013

Download the podcast Right click and select “Save link as” (Use this link to listen on iPhone or iPad) Featured in this month’s podcast: Significant changes in CalPERS actuarial policies and their implications for collective bargaining Important new free speech cases Are no confidence votes Constitutionally protected? Bombshell Weingarten decision out of Texas Latest in a series of cases on on-call issues and Brady rules…

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First Thursday, April 4, 2013

Download the podcast Right click and select “Save link as” (Use this link to listen on iPhone or iPad) Featured in this month’s podcast: A discussion of stories in the news The Financial Crisis In Detroit Chicago Police Negotiations Ratchet Up Even One More Notch Another Michigan City Considering Hybrid police and fire department New Residency Requirement For New Orleans Police Officers As New Orleans…

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First Thursday, March 7, 2013

Download the podcast Use this link to listen on iPhone or iPad Featured in this month’s podcast: Contract issues in Chicago and Washington, DC New developments in the FMLA The ‘Work Now, Grieve Late’ rule Judge’s ruling on retirement cuts in San Diego Why employers should be concerned with the duty of fair representation Recent contact settlements and economic trends Downloads: FMLA Handouts from The…

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First Thursday Excerpt, March 7, 2013

Featured in this month’s podcast: Contract issues in Chicago and Washington, DC New developments in the FMLA The ‘Work Now, Grieve Late’ rule Judge’s ruling on retirement cuts in San Diego Why employers should be concerned with the duty of fair representation Recent contact settlements and economic trends Download the podcast excerpt Use this link to listen on iPhone or iPad Purchase entire podcast

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First Thursday, February 7, 2013

Featured in this month’s podcast: New DOL guidelines for the FMLA Scott v. Williams lawsuit out of Florida Drastic pension benefit cuts for one California city Last chance agreement violates law unless union is a party Chicago PD Blackberry case picks up steam Arbitrator’s sick leave decision violates FMLA, is overturned Decisions on what topics are mandatory for bargaining Q&As on Brady/Giglio communications and overtime Economic conditions update [jwplayer…

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Q&A Podcast #7: Arbitration Hearings, Free Speech

Can an employer require a union to provide its witnesses for interviews prior to an arbitration hearing? Can a law enforcement employer restrict the free speech rights of an 18-year-old child of an officer? Download audio file (Right click, select “Save As”) Use this link to play on iPhones and iPads Subscribe to LRIS Q&A by email Subscribe in a reader Subscribe on iTunes

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