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NLRB General Counsel Promises “Vigorous” Enforcement of Employees’ Rights to Engage in Workplace Advocacy Related to Social Issues and Health and Safety Concerns

USA - April 5 2021 On March 31, 2021, the NLRB’s Acting General Counsel Peter Ohr issued a Memorandum entitled “Effectuation of the National Labor Relations Act through…

Mark W Batten, Dana N. Berber, Elise M Bloom, Edward A Brill, Carlos Cano

Unsigned and Torn Up: NLRB Weighs In On Issues Arising During Mail-Ballot Elections

USA - April 2 2021 Though the National Labor Relations Board has established a pathway for holding in-person union elections, mail-ballot elections continue to be the…

Mark W Batten, Dana N. Berber, Elise M Bloom, Edward A Brill, Carlos Cano

Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of SOX Whistleblower Suit

USA - July 10 2018 On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal on summary judgment of a SOX whistleblower retaliation claim…

Harris M Mufson

NLRB General Counsel Issues Handbook on Handbook Rules

USA - June 7 2018 Following up on the NLRB’s decision in The Boeing Company, 365 NLRB No. 154 (Dec. 14, 2017), on June 6, NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb issued a new…

Joshua S Fox, Michael Lebowich

SEC Issues Award To Whistleblower Despite Culpability And Delay

USA - August 1 2017 On July 27, 2017, the SEC announced that it was paying a $1.7 million bounty award to a whistleblower, even though the whistleblower: (1) had some…

Steven J. Pearlman