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At-Will Employment Non-Union

Finding Ways to Sue

An employee who is terminated from employment does not have a legal right to sue the employer simply because he believes that the termination was “unfair.” While union contracts typically contain a provision that discipline,...more

Canada Labour Code Does not Grant Non-Unionized Employees a "Right to the Job"

by Field Law on

In Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, 2015 FCA 17 ("Wilson"), the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) made a game-changing decision when they unanimously found that without-cause dismissals of non-unionized employees are...more

NLRB Takes Aim at Non-Union Employers

by Baker Donelson on

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently handed down a series of decisions that challenged the fundamental tenet of the employee-employer relationship: at-will employment. This new affront came on the heels of a...more

NLRB Gets Busy – Part 2 NLRB Incursion Into Non-Unionized Workplace

by Pierce Atwood LLP on

In January, we told you about recent activity by the National Labor Relations Board that overturned or departed from settled precedent. As promised, in Part 2 of this Alert series we summarize recent decisions where the...more

NLRB eyes non union workplaces

by Eli Kantor on

My article entitled "NLRB eyes non union workplaces" discusses the NLRB's recent intrusion into non union workplaces. The NLRB is already limiting what employers can say in their social media policies. Now it is attempting to...more

Healthcare Update, No. 4, November 2012: NLRB Continues To Set Sights On Healthcare Employers

by Fisher Phillips on

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has continued its aggressive attack on employers in the healthcare industry and nonunion employers generally. With a membership majority that is widely recognized as being pro-union,...more

The "I"s Have It: NLRB Says Don’t Shred Those At-Will Disclaimers Just Yet

by Jon Hyman on

The NLRB Office of General Counsel issues refreshing (surprising? relieving?) advice memoranda backing off the position that any at-will disclaimer violates the NLRA, and stating that it is willing to evaluate each on a...more

NLRB Tries to Lift Cone of Silence

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Recent editions of Foley’s Legal News: Employment Law Update have explained that all employers — even those without a unionized workforce — must take care to avoid unwittingly being subject to unfair labor practice charges...more

NLRB Extends Reach to Nonunion Workplaces

by Morgan Lewis on

Recent cases challenge at-will employment, confidentiality, dispute resolution, and social media policies in nonunion workplaces. Over the last few years, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has taken more...more

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