Bill Would Permit Unionized Employers to Award Merit Pay
On April 26, 2012, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced legislation that would amend the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to permit employers whose workplaces are governed by collective bargaining agreements to award their employees with additional wages or other compensation for their job performance. A week earlier, Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) introduced the Rewarding Achievement and Incentivizing Successful Employees (RAISE) Act (H.R. 4385, S. 2371) in the House of Representatives. Continue reading this entry at Littler's Washington DC Employment Law Update.