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State AGs urge NLRB to crack down on worker misclassification

The attorneys general of 12 states including New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania asked the National Labor Relations Board on Monday to rule that misclassifying workers as independent contractors violates federal labor law.<p>The AGs argued that misclassifying workers deprives them of their right …

UGA QB Jacob Eason reflects on freshman season and what's ahead

Jacob Eason is flying cross country to Washington state for Christmas later this week. It will be his first time home in seven months.<p>Much has …

College Football

Eason knows he's got a lot of work to do

Freshman quarterback <b>Jacob Eason</b> isn’t naïve; he knows there’s a lot about his game he needs to improve. And, that's just what he plans on doing.<p>“Oh, …

College Football

Ridley glad to have a brother to lean on

Having a brother who is one of the top wide receivers in the SEC has its advantages.<p>Don’t believe it? Just ask Georgia freshman <b>Riley Ridley</b>.<p>For those …

College Football

UGA football team gets 90-minute walk-through in new indoor facility

Georgia’s indoor practice facility isn’t quite ready for the Bulldogs football team to use fully to get out of the rain or cold just yet, but the …

Getting humbled was the best thing that happened to Nauta

<b>Isaac Nauta</b> is ashamed to admit it, but he had to be taken down a peg shortly after he arrived at Georgia as an early enrollee last January.<p>A former …

Rochester's biggest gain has been due to his loss

When it comes to the reason he was able to become such an integral part of Georgia’s defensive line, freshman <b>Julian Rochester</b> said the answer is …

Carter’s UGA de-commitment ‘was not his decision’

Nick Chubb and Sony Michel staying with Georgia for their senior seasons has had some major ramifications, especially for former running back …

College Football

Tuesday Morning ‘Dawg Bites

A few quick links from around Bulldog Nation to get your day started:<p>Friend of the blog Murf Baldwin has an interesting take on what ails the Bulldog …

College Sports

Why does the NLRB defend sexist and racist behavior?

Recently a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals of the D.C. Circuit agreed to enforce part of a decision by the National Labor …

Employment

Column: Short-sighted NLRB rule could leave franchise owners...

We should be proud of the pace-setting achievements women are racking up in leadership and business, but we also should also take stock of obstacles …

Administrative Law

NLRB Division of Advice Asserts Misclassification of Employees Itself Interferes with Section 7 Rights

In a General Counsel Advice Memorandum released in late August 2016, the NLRB Division of Advice found that employers who misclassify employees as …

Employment

'It won't happen again'

Center <b>Brandon Kublanow</b> knows what some fans are probably thinking: considering that the Bulldogs struggled with run blocking against Nicholls, how in …

Kirby Smart keeps Georgia's starting QB race open another week

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia's quarterback situation remains day-to-day, as the No. 16 Bulldogs (2-0) prepare for Saturday's road game at SEC East foe …

An Unprecedented Faculty Lockout

Long Island University told 400 professors and union members not to come back to work when the school year started.<p>Locking out a university’s faculty right before the start of classes seems like a drastic step, but that is just what Long Island University (LIU) did this weekend, when it barred all …

Higher Education

NLRB Adjusts Standard For Approving Settlements

Law360, Los Angeles (September 2, 2016, 8:07 PM EDT) -- Administrative judges can’t approve labor settlements that don’t fully remedy the claims …

NLRB Treats Charter Schools as Private Corporations

[Source: Education News]<p>A decision by the National Labor Relations Board in two separate cases last week stated that charter schools are not public …

Education

Are they students? Or are they employees? NLRB rules that graduate students are employees.

By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel<p>, Reporter<p>The National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that graduate students who work as teaching and research assistants at private universities are school employees, clearing the way for them to join or form unions that administrators must recognize.<p>Debates about …

Higher Education

I Was Forced to Join a Union

This Labor Day the good news is that I have been appointed as an adjunct professor of economics at George Washington University. I’ll be teaching a …

George Washington

For Research Assistants, NLRB Decision Marks a Big Win

The activities Scott Barish performs as a doctoral research assistant align with the goals of the federal agencies that sponsor his research and …

Film Review: Georgia over North Carolina 33-24

Georgia defeated North Carolina by a score of 33-24 in the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff on Saturday to get its season off to a 1-0 start. Dawgs247...

Elijah Holyfield likely to make UGA debut Saturday

A Georgia freshman running back had a big day in his Bulldog debut Saturday against North Carolina.Another looks close to being ready for his first …

Something old, something new for Georgia: Nick Chubb's return and big-time wins for Kirby Smart and Jacob Eason

ATLANTA -- Not like calling plays and running things on just one side of the ball, is it, Kirby Smart?<p>Not like airing it out over and over and over …

The evolution of Kirby Smart: How a boy from Bainbridge became the head coach at UGA

In the southwest corner of Georgia, Bainbridge rises out of miles of farmland. When a Walmart and McDonald’s appear alongside the road, it’s an …

SDS Crystal Ball: Predicting every Georgia game for 2016

Mark Richt always fielded a competitive team in Athens, but he never quite got the Bulldogs to the promised land.<p>Taking over between the hedges is …

College Sports

Kirby Smart wants extra attention at Georgia practice

ATHENS, Ga. -- Kirby Smart is inviting fans to a practice at Sanford Stadium in part because he wants to see how his players respond to the extra …

College Football

4 more rules the NLRB says to cut from your handbooks now

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has struck again in the name of protecting employees’ speech rights. We’re smack in the middle of a vicious …

Employment