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Legislators Seek Extensive Documents About NLRB’s Policy Shifts
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Employers have likely noticed the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) has recently issued many employer-friendly decisions. See, for example, the decision discussed in a news digest
Termination Lawful Even Though Based on a Lie
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Electrolux’s termination of a union supporter was lawful according to the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) even though the stated reason for her discharge was fabricated.
Walmart’s Termination of Intermittent Strikers Upheld
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) recently ruled that a work stoppage called the “Ride for Respect,” constituted an intermittent strike unprotected by the National
Termination Proper for Divulging Confidential Wage Information
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
On July 16, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) released an Advice Memorandum from its Office of the General Counsel addressing the issue of whether an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act
NLRB Eases Risk for Employers Ousting Unions
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) recently overruled previous decisions and adopted a new framework utilizing a secret-ballot election to determine whether a union has lost the
New Rule: Employers May Ban Union Solicitation in Company’s Public Spaces
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) recently ruled that an employer can ban nonemployee union representatives from soliciting employees in public spaces within its facilities. The June 14 decision
Updates Made to NLRA Rights Poster
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) made changes to the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) rights poster that federal contractors and subcontractors are required to display. Executive Order 13496
Obama-Era Case Defining Protected and Concerted Activity Overruled
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) overruled itself again in Alstate Maintenance, LLC and Trevor Greenidge, 367 NLRB 68 (2019), making it harder for employees—both union and
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Wage and Hour Update

There have been many significant changes going on at the U.S. Department of Labor. This article discusses two proposed rules for which employers must be prepared, which will (1) increase the salary level thresholds for determining an exempt employee and (2) change the regular rate of pay calculation for overtime.

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