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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
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
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