Category: Michael Harper

‘Joint Employment’ Rulings Face Tests in US Supreme Court, DC Circuit

National Law Journal quoting Michael Harper, School of Law “As the business community awaits a federal appellate court decision on the National Labor Relations Board’s definition of “joint employer,” another key labor case—one that also looks at the relationships between companies—is moving forward in the U.S. Supreme Court…” View full article. 

Why the Courts Can’t Save LGBT Americans From Discrimination

The Atlantic Michael Harper, School of Law Some United States judges would like to protect transgender kids from discrimination at school… Expert quote: “You’re treating them differently because of their sexual activity, or the sexual activity in which they want to engage—that’s closer to activities or desires, rather than sexual status.” View full article

One Step Closer To Collective Bargaining, Some Temp Workers Unionize

NPR “All Things Considered” Michael Harper, School of Law Advocates for temporary workers are celebrating a decision by the National Labor Relations Board to broaden the definition of joint employers — a move that could bring many temp workers closer to collective bargaining… Expert quote: “Oh, your employees formed a union, a temp agency? We’re […]