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NLRB Issues “Quickie” Election Rules

After an unsuccessful effort to implement new election rules in 2011, the NLRB has now re-issued election rules that would substantially speed up the existing union election process....more

12/16/2014 - Final Rules NLRB Quickie Election Rules Union Elections Unions

NLRB Gives Employees Right to Use Employer Email for Union Organizing

The much anticipated decision overturned the NLRB’s 2007 Register Guard decision and adopted a presumption that employees are entitled to use their employer’s email system to engage in Section 7 activity while on nonworking...more

12/15/2014 - Email NLRB Protected Concerted Activity Purple Communications Unions

Employers: How Prepared Are You for Ebola?

Rapidly changing circumstances raise workplace questions. The Ebola epidemic in 2014 has already been confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as the worst in history. The extent of this outbreak is...more

11/5/2014 - Best Management Practices CDC Disaster Preparedness Ebola Healthcare Facilities HIPAA Hospitals OSHA Physicians Policies and Procedures Risk Management Workplace Safety

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Historic Noel Canning Decision

The unanimous decision on presidential recess appointment powers strikes down three National Labor Relations Board recess appointments and effectively invalidates hundreds of Board decisions issued between January 2012 and...more

6/27/2014 - Canning v NLRB NLRA NLRB Recess Appointments SCOTUS

Arbitration Agreements with Class and Collective Action Waivers Enforced

Second Circuit applies Supreme Court's recent ruling in American Express case and further rules that the FLSA collective action procedure can be waived and class and collective action waivers do not violate the NLRA....more

8/16/2013 - American Express v Italian Colors Restaurant Class Action Class Action Arbitration Waivers Collective Actions FLSA NLRA NLRB SCOTUS

D.C. Circuit Rules NLRB Notice-Posting Requirement Invalid

Notice Rule remains inoperative as court holds that it conflicts with NLRA's statutory language. On May 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its opinion in National Association of...more

5/10/2013 - NLRB Notice Requirements Posting Requirements

D.C. Circuit Rules NLRB Recess Appointments Unconstitutional

The ruling places in substantial doubt the validity of any NLRB decision or action since January 4, 2012, and calls into question the scope of the president's recess appointment power more generally. On January 25, in...more

1/29/2013 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB NLRB Political Appointments Pro Forma Sessions Recess Appointments

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