Tag: uniforms

NLRB Relaxes Standard for Union Insignias in Workplace

On August 29, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a major decision that reversed a standard it set in 2019. Previously, employers enjoyed substantial discretion to limit alterations to work uniforms or other designated clothing in the workplace.

Maintain Uniformity in Your Enforcement of Uniform Policies

The federal appellate court that sits in New Orleans recently agreed with the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) finding that In-N-Out Burger violated Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when it barred its employees from wearing buttons supporting the “Fight for $15” movement, which seeks an hourly wage of $15 for minimum-wage […]

Donning and Doffing Uniforms at Home May Not Be Compensable

by Chris McFadden Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employees may be entitled to compensation for time spent donning and doffing uniforms if they are required to do so at work. A recent ruling by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals addresses the compensability of time spent donning and doffing uniforms and gear […]