On Monday, May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court issued a split 5-4 decision (along party lines) regarding the enforcement of arbitration agreement clauses prohibiting employees from seeking class or collective action for certain employment claims, in this case, FLSA claims.
The tall tales are still being told; in schools, in the media, in conversation. We’re constantly hearing false stories about the work we do and the products we produce. But interestingly, and perhaps optimistically, it typically takes just one good chat to help a dissenter understand that those of
Last month, NAWLA held its Spring Wood Basics course at Virginia Tech where more than 30 attendees learned the ins and outs of the forest products industry. Below, Mandy Wong, a member of NAWLA's operations staff, recaps her experience attending Wood Basics for the first time.
From trucking to construction to car care to print distribution, across all sectors in which we work, there is one common trend that our recruiting team has noticed – there’s a shortage of skilled and unskilled workers to fill available jobs. And this shortage significantly impacts our clients, part
The 2018 NAWLA Leadership Summit and Western Wood Products Association (WWPA) Annual Meeting was held last month, April 8-10 in Austin, Texas. With an increased attendance over previous years, the event proved to be successful for all attendees and a beautiful week in Austin.