The Intimacy of Culture and Strategy
Management consultant Peter Drucker is credited for saying, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” There is a plethora of research regarding why creating and sustaining a healthy organizational culture is better business than merely relying on a sound strategy. Despite how often they are addressed in separate measures, culture and strategy are not mutually exclusive. A... Read more »
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Ninth Circuit Ruling Regarding Employee Searches Differs from FLSA Interpretation
In 2014 the U.S. Supreme Court in Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, 574 U.S. 27 (2014), held that security checks were not compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the companion law, the Portal to Portal Act. Congress has not acted to overturn the federal law, and so this decision remains in... Read more »
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New Momentum for the Labor Movement
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1935 was the first piece of American legislation that legally protected an employee’s right to engage in concerted activity, i.e. the right to organize. Twelve years later, Congress passed the Taft-Hartley Act, providing more guidelines for resolving labor disputes and limiting union power. Since then not much has... Read more »
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