Is the NLRB Overstepping? Proposed Remedy Would Give Unions Hiring Control
February 16, 2024
Jennifer Abruzzo's proposed remedy would, in some cases, allow a union to decide who must be hired by the employer.
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March Madness in February? Unionization Heats Up College Sports Landscape
February 9, 2024
On February 5, 2024, Laura Sacks, Regional Director for Region 1 of the National Labor Relations Board, ruled that players on Dartmouth’s men’s basketball team are “employees” within the meaning of the National Labor Relations Act.
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What Do Your Supervisors Know About Unions?
January 22, 2024
Only 6% of the private sector workforce are union members. Yet, the public perception is that there is a tsunami of support for unions.
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New NLRB Representation Election Rules and Procedures
December 15, 2023
The 2023 Election Rule will take effect on December 26, 2023.
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UAW and Big Three Automakers Reach Deal, Ending Strike
November 7, 2023
For over six weeks, the United Auto Workers conducted targeted strikes at certain factories and warehouses around the country run by the “Big Three” automakers. The UAW has struck deals with all three companies to put an end to this unprecedented strike.
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NLRB General Counsel Issues Guidance Regarding Board Decision Impacting Employer Responses to Demands for Voluntary Recognition
November 6, 2023
On November 2, 2023, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo provided guidance to inquiries received by the NLRB in the wake of the Board’s decision in Cemex Construction Materials Pacific, LLC.
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NLRB Decisions Convey Pro-Union Positions on Several Important Issues
October 18, 2023
When President Biden took office in 2021, employers anticipated sweeping changes in labor laws that would benefit unions and employees.
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Refusing to Comply with an NLRB Order Can Land Employers in Handcuffs (Even If You’re Not Unionized)
October 5, 2023
Many companies blissfully believe that they don’t have to worry about the National Labor Relations Act or its enforcing agency, the National Labor Relations Board, as long as they don’t have a union and no one is currently trying to unionize them. They’re wrong.
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The NLRB's Cemex Decision: A Game Changer for Union Organizing
October 2, 2023
In a groundbreaking decision a few weeks ago, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") released its ruling in Cemex Construction Materials Pacific (Cemex), NLRB Case No. 28-CA-230115, ushering in a new era for labor relations in the United States.
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How Will UAW Strike of the Big Three Automakers Play Out?
September 19, 2023
Thirteen thousand auto workers  – represented by the United Auto Workers (UAW) – went on strike September 15th at plants in Michigan, Ohio and Missouri after rejecting contract offers from the Big Three automakers
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It’s Football (Unionizing) Season…
September 15, 2023
The Dartmouth basketball team just came through with a pass at the National Labor Relations Board.
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NLRB Resuscitates “Quickie Election” Rules
August 29, 2023
The National Labor Relations Board (the “Board” or “NLRB”) issued a final rule on August 24, 2023 that will drastically reduce the time between when a petition is filed – typically, by a union – and an election.
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