Eli Kantor

NLRB balks at the NCAA

My article analyzes the NLRB's surprising decision to sidestep the issue of whether the Northwestern University Football players are employees, and, therefore, eligible to unionize…more

Broad Confidentiality Provisions Trigger Scrutiny

I am quoted in this article, published by the Daily Journal, that discusses the legality of broad confidentiality provisions contained in employment contracts…more

Employers: Apply for H-1B visas while they last

My article entitled "Employers: apply for H-1B work visas while they last" summarizes the process for applying for an H-1B professional work visa and stresses the importance of starting the application process immediately…more

President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration Reform

The article briefly summarizes the benefits of President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration Reform…more

NLRB's General Counsel's Announcment that McDonald's and its Franchisees are Joint employers - A Super-Sized Headache

This article discusses the significance of the NLRB's General Counsel's announcement that he would be charging McDonald's as a joint employer together with its Franchisees. This is a major change from decades of NLRB policy. The…more

Players union vote a secret, for now.

On April 25, 2014, Northwestern University football players cast a historic vote on whether to unionize. However, their ballots were sealed , and the result of the secret ballot election will not be known for months - possibly…more

NLRB's Northwestern Decision Will Climb The Courts

Discusses the recent NLRB decision that recognizes student athletes on Northwestern University's football team as employees of the University, thus opening the door to their potential unionization…more

New Minimum Wage Law Trap

Analyzes the effect of the new minimum wage law on employers…more

Overly Broad Dress Codes Haunt Employers

My article discusses 3 recent NLRB decisions that found Employer Dress Codes to be overly broad and interfering with employee's Section 7 rights to be able to discuss wages, hours and working conditions…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Facebook Privacy Rights at Work

My article discusses a recent U.S. District Court decision in New Jersey,Ehling v. Monmouth -Ocean Hospital Service Corp. which held that an employee's Facebook post made at work, was protected by the Stored Communications Act,…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Labor board continues its foray into nonunion workplaces

The National Labor Relations Board has recently been aggressively intruding into nonunion workplaces, striking down overly broad social media policies, at-will employment policies, mandatory arbitration policies, as well as…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Long story short: the NLRB does not "like" Facebook firings

My article analyzes a recent NLRB decision which found that the employer violated Section 8 (a) (1) of the National Labor Relations Act by firing five employees for responding to another employee's criticism of their work…more
| Labor & Employment Law

NLRB provides clarification of an acceptable social media policy

Mr article analyzes a recent NLRB Advice Memorandum regarding Cox Communications' social media policy. The NLRB found that their social media policy was lawful becasue it met its two step analysis in determining whether the…more
| Labor & Employment Law

NLRB's 24 Hour Fitness ruling consistent with precedent

My article discusses a recent NLRB decision, 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc and Alton J. Sanders, where an NLRB Administrative Law Judge, William J. Schmidt found that 24 Hour Fitness maintained and enforced an unlawful arbitration…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Demanding Confidentiality in the Workplace

My article discusses a recent NLRB case, Banner Health Systems, where the Board found that a blanket confidentiality policy regarding internal investigations violated Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act. The NLRB has…more
| Law Firm Marketing
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