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What Behavioral Psychology Has to Do With Union Avoidance: Reflections From a Labor Lawyer

October 19, 2017

Matthew J. Kelley Matthew J. Kelley
As a traditional labor lawyer, I spend a great deal of time traveling the country to assist clients, and I spend a lot of that time in airports and on airplanes reading. On a recent trip, I read The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis, which discusses the research two psychologists conducted on the psychology of decision-making. The research, which concluded that people often err when making decisions despite access to information that should help them, got me thinking about how employees act in the face of union campaigns.

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Implementing Arizona’s New Paid Sick Time Law: What Employers Need to Know

11/9/2016 8:00:00 AM

Tibor Nagy Jr. Tibor Nagy Jr.
Last month we wrote about the likely passage of Arizona’s Proposition 206, the so-called Minimum Wage and Paid Time Off Initiative, and we touched on some of its key elements. Now that Prop. 206 has passed, we offer the following comprehensive analysis of the Paid Sick Time provision (PST) and primer on what Arizona employers need to know—and do—to get ready before July 1, 2017, when the law takes effect.
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