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
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
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
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
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
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