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NLRB GC Advises that Employers Need Not Bargain With Union Before Restricting Third-Parties’ Ability to Hire Unit Employees

USA - January 22 2019 It has always been clear that non-compete agreements between an employer and its bargaining unit employees are a mandatory subject of bargaining, but…

NLRB Takes First Step to Restore More Limited Definition of “Protected Concerted Activity”

USA - January 14 2019 A 3-1 majority of the National Labor Relations Board announced last week its intent to level set what constitutes “protected concerted activity” given…

NLRB seeks to tackle joint employer issue through rulemaking process

USA - September 24 2018 On September 14, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register regarding its…

Sen. Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Pocan (D-WI) Introduce Bill To Facilitate Union Organizing — Includes Card Check And A Lot More

USA - May 10 2018 Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), joined by a number of union leaders and Democratic lawmakers, yesterday announced introduction of the “Workplace…

NLRB Voids Hospital ID Policy that Bans Union Insignia Without Regard to Patient Visibility

USA - May 3 2018 In Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Inc., 366 NLRB No. 66 (April 20, 2018), the Board ruled that the hospital employer’s prohibition of…

Submission Period Finally Closed On Board’s Quickie Election Rule Request For Information

USA - April 19 2018 On December 14, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board published a Request for Information in the Federal Register, seeking public comment…

John Ring Sworn In, Board Back To Full Complement…..Or Is It?

USA - April 16 2018 Labor lawyer John Ring was sworn in today as Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board for a term ending on December 16, 2022. The Board’s…

Connecticut Considering Law To Limit Employer Speech On Union Organizing

USA - March 30 2018 Connecticut state legislators are considering a bill to outlaw group meetings by employers to discuss a variety of matters including the issue of…

NLRB Extends Deadline For Quickie Election Feedback to April 18, 2018

USA - March 15 2018 The Board has once again extended the time for filing responses to its December 14, 2017 Request for Information Regarding Representation Election…

Employer Did Not Violate The Act When It Terminated Employee Organizer Who Violated Hotel Security Protocols To Deliver Petition

USA - March 2 2018 In KHRG Employer, LLC d/b/a Hotel Burnham & Atwood Cafe, 366 NLRB No. 22 (Feb. 28, 2018), a unanimous panel of the Board held that the employer did…