have filed legal objections to a class action lawsuit settlement which would

Have filed legal objections to a class action lawsuit

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have filed legal objections to a class-action lawsuit settlement which would continue to misclassify Lyft employees in California as independent contractors. 29 Lussier and Hendon, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management. © 2017, SAGE Publications.
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A History of Balancing 30 Lussier and Hendon, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management. © 2017, SAGE Publications.
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Exhibit 9-5: Major Labor Laws 31 Lussier and Hendon, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management. © 2017, SAGE Publications.
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Railway Labor Act (RLA) of 1926 Enacted to limit potential for railroad strikes to affect interstate commerce Provides protection for worker rights to join a union–no more Yellow Dog contracts (employee agrees not to join union as a condition of offer) Requires that in major disputes, management and labor must participate in a negotiation and mediation process presided by the National Mediation Board before a strike may be called 32 Lussier and Hendon, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management. © 2017, SAGE Publications.
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National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1935 (The Wagner Act) Gives employees rights, without fear of persecution, to . . . Self-organize or form, join, or assist labor organizations Bargain collectively through representatives of their choosing Engage in concerted activities to collective bargain or other mutual aid or protection Refrain from such activities unless that right may be affected by an agreement that requires membership in a labor organization as a condition of employment 33 Lussier and Hendon, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management. © 2017, SAGE Publications.
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Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA) of 1947 (Taft-Hartley Act) Amendment to 1935 NLRA that rebalanced employer and employee rights by prohibiting specific unfair practices by unions , including the following: Jurisdictional and wildcat strikes Secondary boycotts Union shops Coercive tactics 34 Lussier and Hendon, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management. © 2017, SAGE Publications.
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Right to Work Laws Section 14(b) of the Taft-Hartley Act Permits states to ban the requirement of union membership as a condition of employment and to forbid the negotiation of compulsory union membership provisions. Twenty-three “right to work” states ban all forms of union security which greatly inhibits union formation in those states. 35 Lussier and Hendon, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management. © 2017, SAGE Publications.
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11.8 Percent (14.8 Million Workers) in Unions Public-sector workers had a union membership rate (37.0 percent) more than five times higher than that of private-sector workers (6.9 percent). 7.6 million employees in the public sector belonged to a union, compared with 7.2 million union workers in the private sector. Workers in education, training, and library occupations had the highest unionization rate, at 36.8 percent, while the lowest rate occurred in sales and related occupations (3.0 percent).
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