NLRB to Classify College Athletes as Employees
September 30, 2021
On September 29, NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo issued a Memorandum (GC 21-08) in which she stated that certain college athletes will be classified as employees, with the right to unionize and engage in other protected, concerted activity.
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NLRB Hearing Officer Recommends Second Union Election at Amazon – But Will It Happen?
August 18, 2021
A National Labor Relations Board hearing officer recently recommended that the union election at an Alabama Amazon warehouse be run a second time.
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E-Voting in Union Elections at the NLRB?
July 22, 2021
As our two major political parties wage battle in statehouses around the country regarding the ways in which citizens cast their votes, the National Labor Relations Board seems primed to implement electronic voting in union elections.
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[Don’t] Keep the Change: NLRB Declines to Modify its “Contract Bar” Rule
April 22, 2021
After receiving requested briefs from employer advocates, unions, lawmakers, and public input, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) declined to modify its “contract bar” rule in a decision released on Wednesday, April 21.
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Heads (and Policies) Roll at the NLRB
February 3, 2021
In case you missed it, one of President Biden’s first official acts on Inauguration Day was to remove National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb.
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President Biden Terminates/Replaces NLRB General Counsel; Replaces EEOC Chair and Vice-Chair
January 26, 2021
President Biden has terminated NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb on inauguration day, January 20. Biden also terminated Robb’s deputy, Alice B. Stock.
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When Does a Neutrality Agreement Provide Unlawful Assistance to a Union? The NLRB GC Weighs In
September 30, 2020
National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb issued guidance concerning how he will analyze whether a neutrality agreement provides unlawful assistance to a union, in violation of Section 8(a)(2) of the National Labor Relations Act.
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NLRB Is Refusing to Bargain in Good Faith with Its Own Union?
August 27, 2020
The National Labor Relations Board is being accused of failing to bargain in good faith. By its own union!
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NLRB Proposes Rollback of Requirement to Provide Unions with Personal E-mail Addresses, Phone Numbers
July 30, 2020
On July 29, the National Labor Relations Board issued a proposed rule that would repeal the Obama-era mandate that employers provide unions and other parties with employees’ personal e-mail addresses and phone numbers, if available, prior to union elections.
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Forward Progress
July 28, 2020
Last week, the National Labor Relations Board changed its standard for determining whether employees who make abusive or offensive statements while engaging in activity otherwise protected under the National Labor Relations Act may be lawfully disciplined or discharged by their employer.
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NLRB Gives Employers Greater Leeway to Discipline Employees for Offensive Speech
July 22, 2020
On July 21, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued its decision in General Motors, giving employers more latitude to issue discipline for employees’ racist, sexist, threatening, or other offensive speech in the context of strikes and union organizing.
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Developments in the NLRB’s Revised Representation Election Rule – Where Is It Now?
June 30, 2020
Back on June 1, 2020, the National Labor Relations Board implemented many of its proposed changes to the rule governing representation elections, in which employees vote on whether they wish to be represented by a union.
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