The National Labor Relations Board, in a 3-2 decision, has held that employee use of email for activities directed to terms and conditions of employment must presumptively be permitted by employers who have given employees...more
Employers beware! Although the Board's attempt to require employers to post a notice of employees' federal rights has been defeated, the agency remains active in its regulation of the non-union workplace. The Board now has...more
The Senate confirmed all five of the President's nominees to serve as National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") members on July 30, 2013. ...more
Recently, an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a decision in Quicken Loans, Inc., which found confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions to be unlawful under the...more
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an order on January 25, 2013, which struck, as unconstitutional, President Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board...more
On January 25, 2012, NLRB Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon released a second report describing social media cases reviewed by his office.
The Memorandum covers 14 cases, half of which involve questions about employer...more
The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that it is a violation of federal labor law to require employees to sign arbitration agreements that prevent them from joining together to pursue employment-related legal claims in...more