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D.C. District Affirms the NMB’s Decertification Rule

USA - April 5 2021 The National Mediation Board’s new decertification rule survived the first round of legal challenge. In 2019, the NMB issued a…

McFerran Dissent Portends a Change in NLRB’s View of Confidentiality Provisions in Arbitration Agreements

USA - March 26 2021 As the National Labor Relations Board transitions from a Republican-majority to a Democrat-majority, the Board’s sole Democrat, Chairman McFerran…

Multiemployer Pension Reform Ruled Eligible For The COVID Relief Act

USA - March 2 2021 On Monday, the Senate Parliamentarian ruled that the multiemployer pension plan…

NLRB Division of Advice Finds Cannabis Workers Not Covered by Federal Labor Law

USA - February 23 2021 On January 25, 2021, the National Labor Relations Board’s Division of Advice released an Advice Memo on the issue of whether certain cannabis workers…

The End of an Era? NLRB Holds Lawful Employer’s Rules Restricting Employee Communications on Social Media, But This Pro-Employer Result May Be Short-Lived

USA - January 13 2021 Last week, the NLRB held in a 2-1 decision that an employer’s rules restricting certain types of employee communications on social…

Governor Cuomo Signs Healthy Terminals Act

USA - January 8 2021 On December 31, Governor Cuomo signed the Healthy Terminals Act, which among other things, grants local governments the authority…

Board Clarifies Which “Extraordinary Circumstances” Can Give Rise to Mail Ballot Elections During the COVID-19 Pandemic

USA - November 16 2020 On April 1, 2020, after a temporary suspension of elections, the National Labor Relations Board announced that the processing of NLRB-conducted…

NLRB Issues Guidance Memorandum For Conducting Manual Elections Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic

USA - July 10 2020 Seyfarth Synopsis: As the COVID-19 virus continues to surge throughout parts of the United States, the General Counsel's office of the NLRB has…

NLRB Reinstates Decades-Long Precedent Allowing Employers to Discipline Newly Organized Employees Before a First Contract

USA - June 30 2020 On June 23, 2020, the National Labor Relations Board reversed precedent and held in Care One at New Milford, 369 NLRB No. 109 (2020), that during…

Key Employer Wish List Item Hits a Snag: Court Strikes Down Elements of the NLRB Representation Election Rules in Eleventh-Hour Decision

USA - June 1 2020 The NLRB’s expansive new representation election rules-scheduled to go into effect on May 31, 2020 following a COVID-19 related delay-were struck…