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Meika Freeman

Meika Freeman

Associate

Meika Freeman is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. She assists clients in a wide range of matters, including employment discrimination and labor-management relations.

Prior to joining Proskauer, Meika graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center where she was an Executive Editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Law. While in law school, Meika was a judicial intern for the Honorable Marcy Friedman of the New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division.

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NLRB Announces Three Proposed Rulemaking Amendments Aimed at Overhauling Union Election Procedures – With More to Come!

The National Labor Relations Board published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) on Monday, August 12, 2019, proposing three amendments to its current rules and regulations aimed at addressing representation election procedures – with potentially more to come.  The NLRB made sweeping changes to the election procedures through rulemaking in 2014, which have been criticized as … Continue Reading

Another Obama-Board Decision Overturned: NLRB Reverts to Traditional Common-Law Agency Independent-Contractor Test and Foreshadows Potential Rulemaking

On January 25, 2019, in a long-anticipated decision, the NLRB overturned another Obama-Board decision, FedEx Home Delivery, 361 NLRB 610 (2014), which modified the test for whether an individual is an “employee” or an independent contractor under the NLRA (read about that decision here).  The Board, in a 3-1 decision (Chairman Ring and Members Kaplan … Continue Reading
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