OnLabor: Amazon, Surveillance, and the NLRB’s Joint Employer Rule

The Teamsters union made big news with their announcement last month that a group of Amazon delivery drivers (working for a third party delivery contractor named Battle Tested Strategies or “BTS”) had – for the first time – unionized and negotiated a contract. The messy aftermath underscores how crucial it is that the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”) forthcoming final rule on joint employment includes worker surveillance as a factor in its finding of control.

Bloomberg Law: Mental Health Is Next Target for Workplace Safety Advocates

Mental health is poised to be the next litigation frontier for workplace safety and health as supporters push OSHA to use its enforcement powers to protect workers from stress on the job.