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A New Push to Organize Graduate Students at Private Colleges and Universities? Four Major Unions Announce a Coalition on Higher Ed Organizing

USA - March 15 2018 On March 14, 2018, leaders from the Service Employees International Union, the United Auto Workers, the American Federation of Teachers, and UNITE…

Amy Moor Gaylord, Melissa D. Sobota

NLRB Upholds Discharge of Employee Whose Protected Activity Included Intentional Deception

USA - March 7 2018 On February 28, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) issued an important decision for employers and employees, reminding all that…

Erin Fowler, Amy Moor Gaylord

National Labor Relations Board Vacates Hy-Brand and Returns to Browning-Ferris Joint Employer Standard

USA - February 27 2018 Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board issued an Order abruptly vacating its decision in Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors. In Hy-Brand, issued…

Melissa D. Sobota

Gale Force Winds of Change: National Labor Relations Board Reverses Course on Workplace Rules and Joint Employer Standards

USA - December 15 2017 Just two days ago, we noted that the winds of change are blowing at the NLRB. Yesterday, those winds picked up considerable force as the…

Amy Moor Gaylord

Employers, Facebook can be your friend!

USA - December 5 2017 Our past alerts on social media issues typically center on NLRB and court decisions that are not always favorable to employers. A recent arbitration…