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Unfettered Free Speech or Profane Outbursts? NLRB Invites Input to Determine Scope of Section 7 Protection
October 11, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board is inviting input “to aid the Board in reconsidering the standards for determining whether profane outbursts and offensive statements of a racial or sexual nature, made in the course of otherwise protected activity” should lose the protection of Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act.
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The NLRB Continues to Level the Playing Field for Employers
October 1, 2019
The NLRB continues to level the playing field for employers, with recent decisions and initiatives.
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Wait! What Does the NLRB Think About Social Media Policies?!
September 25, 2019
As those of you who pay attention to the National Labor Relations Board know, the issue of social media policies is an area particularly fraught with confusion.
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NLRB Clarifies Employer Right to Require Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Following Supreme Court’s Epic Systems Decision
September 12, 2019
In a significant decision for employers, the National Labor Relations Board provided new guidance addressing the intersection of arbitration agreements and the National Labor Relations Act.
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NLRB Adopts a New, Employer-Friendly Standard for Unilateral Changes to Job Terms and Asks for Input on Its Standard Protecting Profane Speech
September 11, 2019
Over the course of the past year, the National Labor Relations Board has indicated its willingness to develop more employer-friendly standards that allow employers more flexibility in managing their businesses and their unionized workforces.
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NLRB Publishes Advice Memo On Social Media Rules
September 9, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board’s Office of the General Counsel has published an Advice Memo on the legality of social media rules adopted by CVS Health.
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NLRB Rules Misclassification of Independent Contractors Does Not Violate the NLRA
September 6, 2019
On August 29, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board determined that employers do not violate the National Labor Relations Act merely by misclassifying employees as independent contractors when they should have been classified as employees.
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NLRB Puts New Limits on Union Organizing Activities on Private Property
August 30, 2019
In Bexar County Performing Arts Center Fdn. d/b/a Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 368 NLRB No. 46 (2019), the National Labor Relations Board has limited prior decisions, which allowed the employees of a tenant to engage in union activities on the private property of their employer’s landlord.
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NLRB Proposes To Improve Representation Case Procedures
August 21, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend its rules and regulations governing the filing and processing of representation petitions.
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NLRB Expands Scope of Mandatory Arbitration Agreements
August 16, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board has now addressed the use of mandatory arbitration agreements following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018 decision in Epic Systems v. Lewis.
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The First Rollout of Proposed Amendments to the NLRB's Election Rules
August 15, 2019
On August 9, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued the first of its planned series of highly anticipated proposed amendments to its union election procedures.
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Arbitration Agreement May Not Restrict Access to NLRB Processes
June 19, 2019
In a rare unanimous decision, on a closely-watched issue, from all four sitting members of an ideologically-divided National Labor Relations Board, the Board ruled that an employer’s arbitration agreement unlawfully restricted employee access to the Board and its processes.
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