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The impact of the PRO Act on Construction Employers

When President Biden was on the campaign trail, he promised that he would be “the most pro-union president you’ve ever seen.” He was not kidding. The PRO Act has passed the House. While it is still too early to tell if the PRO Act will make it through the Senate – and, if it does, […]

HESSEMARTONE EMPLOYEE NAMED TO NATIONAL BOARD

HesseMartone has a long history of charitable contribution, and we are proud to support our employees who strive both inside and outside the Firm to make a difference in our communities. Marney Cullen, litigation paralegal, has been elected to the national Board of Directors for The RESCU Foundation, Inc.  The RESCU Foundation is a 501(c)(3) […]

NLRB RETURNS TO LONG-STANDING INDEPENDENT-CONTRACTOR STANDARD

In a January 25, 2019 decision in SuperShuttle DFW, Inc, the National Labor Relations Board returned to its long-standing independent-contractor standard, reaffirming the Board’s adherence to the traditional common-law test.  In doing so, the Board clarified the significant role entrepreneurial opportunity plays in its determination of independent-contractor status, as the D.C. Circuit has recognized.  The decision […]