The NLRB Vastly Expands the Parameters of Protected Concerted Activity
September 1, 2023
In two cases issued on August 31, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board greatly expanded the universe of employee activity protected by the National Labor Relations Act.
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NLRB Resuscitates “Quickie Election” Rules
August 29, 2023
The National Labor Relations Board (the “Board” or “NLRB”) issued a final rule on August 24, 2023 that will drastically reduce the time between when a petition is filed – typically, by a union – and an election.
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NLRB’s Radical Revisions to Union Recognition and Election Procedures
August 29, 2023
Thanks to the National Labor Relations Board, unions last Friday received an unprecedented boost from the NLRB.
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NLRB Makes It Easier To Unionize Your Business
August 28, 2023
In its August 25, 2023, decision, the National Labor Relations Board paved the way for a union to represent employees without a formal vote.
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The NLRB Radically Changes the Election Landscape
August 25, 2023
On August 25, 2023, a majority of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a decision in Cemex Construction Materials LLC 372 NLRB No. 130
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Employers – The NLRB Has Just Made Many Common Work Rules Unlawful
August 3, 2023
In an unsurprising decision applicable to both unionized and non-union employers, the National Labor Relations Board changed its standard for assessing whether seemingly neutral work rules violate the National Labor Relations Act.
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Are Employers Supposed to Protect Striking Employees?
July 28, 2023
As most of us know, Hollywood is striking. Some of you may have seen media reports about the unions filing unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board over unsafe picketing conditions. Which may cause some of you to wonder – what is an employer’s responsibility with respect to those conditions?
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U-Turn! NLRB’s “Modified” Independent Contractor Standard Favors Findings of Employee Status
June 13, 2023
In a move that surprised absolutely no one, the National Labor Relations Board has reversed course on yet another issue.
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The NLRB General Counsel Joins the War on Noncompete Agreements
June 8, 2023
Following the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed near-total ban on non-compete agreements, and an increasing number of state laws limiting or banning such agreements, another federal agency official is piling on.
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NLRB General Counsel Enters the Fray on Non-Competes, Declaring They May Violate Federal Labor Law
June 3, 2023
For more than a year, the Federal Trade Commission has been mulling on whether the federal government should regulate employee non-compete agreements.
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Recent Decisions by the NLRB: Harsher Penalties for Employers Who Repeatedly Violate Labor Law, More Leniency for Worker Outbursts during Labor Action
June 1, 2023
As expected, in the last month the National Labor Relations Board has continued to issue decisions that reverse Trump-era precedents and expand the protections available to employees and unions.
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NLRB Returns to More Lenient Standard for Employees’ Abusive and Profane Misconduct
May 5, 2023
The National Labor Relations Board announced a return to the pre-2020 “setting-specific” standard in cases where employees are disciplined for misconduct occurring during the course of activity protected by the National Labor Relations Act.
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