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NLRB issues guidance to human resources professionals and others on social media policies and activity
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2011

In the past few months, we have alerted you to the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) increased focus on employees' right to use social media to comment on and discuss their working conditions


Hot off the presses! Court quashes NLRB's new election rule
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2012

As reported in earlier Legal Updates, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently implemented a highly controversial rule intended to expedite representation elections


NLRB authorizes new rules to expedite union representation elections
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2011

In June 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (Board) proposed eight amendments that would expedite the pre-election process in union representation cases and limit the post-election process in a manner that would significantly impede an employer’s right to communicate with its employees and petition the government for redress


Lake County judge finds Indiana's right-to-work law unconstitutional
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2013

On September 5, 2013, a Lake County judge ruled that Indiana's right-to-work law (RTW) violates a provision in the Indiana Constitution that states


Minnesota legislature permits care workers to unionize
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2013

This week, the Minnesota Legislature narrowly passed a landmark law that would allow unions to organize workers who provide in-home health care


By the numbers: union membership increases in 2013
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2014

Union membership has been on a steady decline in recent years, but grew in 2013 for the first time since 2008. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


UAW withdraws objections to Volkswagen election loss
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2014

In February 2014, the United Auto Workers (UAW) lost an election at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant by a 712-626 vote. The UAW then filed


President Obama proposes appointments to NLRB
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2013

Currently, the five-seat National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is operating with only three members, all of whom are Democrats: Mark Gaston Pearce


Seventh Circuit says employer's payment to union officials is unlawful
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has held that it is unlawful for an employer to pay the salaries of certain full-time union


Senate confirms new NLRB General Counsel
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2013

On October 29, 2013, the Senate confirmed President Obama's nomination of Richard Griffin to serve as General Counsel to the National Labor Relations