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Employers Can Require Confidentiality During Open Workplace Investigations
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
In yet another reversal of Obama-era precedent, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) made it easier for employers to require confidentiality during open workplace investigations. In
Employers Can Ban Use of Work Email for Union Organizing
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Continuing its trend of employer-friendly decisions, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) found that employers can ban employees from using company email for union organizing.
NLRB Announces Mandatory E-Filing Policy, Effective Immediately
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
The Office of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) recently announced a new policy requiring all affidavits, correspondence, position statements, documentary
NLRB Overturns Precedent and Adopts “Contract Coverage” Standard in Unilateral Change Cases
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) adopted the “contract coverage” standard to determine whether an employer’s unilateral action is permitted by a collective
Unilateral Changes OK With Clear and Unmistakable Waiver of Right To Bargain
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
In another 2-1 decision split along party lines, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) held that E.I. DuPont de Nemours (“DuPont”) did not violate the National Labor
NLRB Makes it Easier for Employers to Ban Union Solicitation
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Overruling prior decisions, the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) recently held that a grocery store did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (“Act”) by prohibiting a union organizer
Misclassifying Employees Does Not Violate NLRA
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) recently issued a decision concluding that an employer’s misclassification of its employees as independent contractors does not, standing
NLRB Proposes Amendments to Election Rules
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
On August 12, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) putting forth three amendments to the representation election
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