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NLRB: employees may usurp employer email systems for non-work-related communications

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

In its long-awaited decision in Purple Communications, Inc., the National Labor Relations Board valued employees' communication rights over employer

The times they are a-changin' for labor union organizing

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2013

Labor unions seeking to stem steady losses within their ranks are getting creative. The AFL-CIO recently passed a resolution permitting anyone in the

Higher legal bar for drug alcohol tests?

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2013

A federal judge in Pittsburgh dismissed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's challenge to U.S. Steel Corp.'s policy of randomly testing new

PA unemployment compensation benefits available to employees who accept early retirement packages

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2013

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently overturned 10 years of precedent and awarded unemployment compensation benefits to employees who accepted an

NLRB recess appointments ruled unconstitutional: hundreds of decisions affected and board unable to act

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2013

In a decision handed down today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that President Obama lacked the authority to install three

Employers take notice: scrutinize your social media policies now!

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2012

An NLRB Administrative Law Judge, following the lead of the NLRB from its recent decision in Costco Wholesale Inc., invalidated social media and other employment policies of DISH Network, Inc

NLRB requires employers to respond to irrelevant information requests from unions

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2012

The NLRB added to its step-by-step expansion of union rights at the expense of employers, this time by requiring employers to “promptly respond” to even irrelevant information requests from unions

NLRB General Counsel backs off prohibiting all employment-at-will disclaimers

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2012

In an apparent victory for employers, the NLRB’s General Counsel (“GC”) issued a pair of Advice Memoranda upholding handbook employment-at-will disclaimers comparable to provisions found unlawful several months ago by the same GC

NlLRB decision guides Administratve Law Judge's invalidation of social media policy

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2012

An NLRB Administrative Law Judge, following the lead of the NLRB and its recent decision in Costco Wholesale Inc., invalidated the social media and other employment policies of EchoStar Corp

NLRB rejects social media and confidentiality policies

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2012

The National Labor Relations Board’s recent decision in Costco Wholesale Inc., invalidated certain personnel policies, including social media policies, protecting the dissemination of employee health information and personal identifiers