An announcement from three federal agencies that they are aligning to protect employees who try to exercise their rights in the workplace means employers need to be especially on guard against actions that may be seen as unlawful retaliation.
Tag: National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
It should come as no surprise that President Joe Biden’s appointment of Jennifer Abruzzo as General Counsel (GC) of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) would effectively shift the NLRB to a pro-union majority. Ever since the new Board took control, we’ve advised employers to brace for widespread rollbacks of gains they saw in the […]
President Joe Biden’s nomination of Gwynne A. Wilcox for the vacant seat on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will add a second Democrat to the Board provided the New York attorney who represents union interests is confirmed by the Senate. Even if confirmed, though, the Board will continue to have a Republican majority for […]
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently announced new rules for representation case procedures that will come as welcome news to employers.
It was a winning season for businesses, with employers garnering some big victories at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to round out 2019. In October, the Board released a decision enhancing employee privacy during union drives, which would have been a strange way to end the year for what is considered a pretty employer-friendly […]
The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) decision to allow employers more leeway in restricting the use of their e-mail and other communications systems for union organizing is just the latest decision reversing standards set by the Obama-era Board.
A new final rule from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) dials back regulations issued in 2015 that, at the time, were seen as a major boost for labor union efforts to organize workers.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has released a new report, concluding that its ethics program for Board member recusals is “strong, effective, and fully compliant with all applicable government ethics requirements.”
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has made it known that—much more than in the past—it will embark on rulemaking to set policy. Its recently announced rulemaking agenda provides evidence of the new direction.
In hindsight, we can appreciate the success of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Richard Griffin, its controversial General Counsel (GC) during the Obama administration. Through a series of targeted decisions and GC memoranda, the NLRB sought to aid union organizing and expand the requirements and limitations of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), […]