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Labor Relations Blog

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Do Over? NLRB May Have To Revisit Its Stance On Joint-Employers Due To Alleged Conflict

USA - February 21 2018 On Dec. 14, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) made headlines and pacified many concerned members of the business community when it…

Scrutinized: Congressional Members Questioning Agenda of New NLRB GC

USA - February 20 2018 In just over three months into his tenure as the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel, Peter Robb has made significant waves. First came a…

Does Misclassifying Employees As Independent Contractors Violate Labor Law?

USA - February 19 2018 Whether it be the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of Labor (DOL), or state unemployment or workers’ compensation agencies, employee…

Prior Administration Board Decisions Still Matter

USA - February 16 2018 There has been a great deal of discussion and internet content over the impact that a new and fully constituted NLRB could have on critical labor…

‘Mean Girls’: Union Violated Labor Law By “Ostracizing” and “Humiliating” Its Own Members On Facebook, Says NLRB GC

USA - February 15 2018 In what reads like a storyline from a movie portraying bullying at a high school, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has just released an…

Board’s New Boeing Test Still Blocks Separation Agreements

USA - February 14 2018 A National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) has taken the first whack at applying the Board’s new test in Boeing. He concluded…

Tweet This: Twitter Becoming More Prevalent In Union Organizing Efforts

USA - February 12 2018 Unions are turning to social media more and more in an effort to expand their ranks. Twitter, in particular, is a platform big labor is utilizing in…

Slimming Down? NLRB Considering Slashing Headcount

USA - February 9 2018 Even more significant change appears to be on the horizon at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). According to a new report by Bloomberg BNA…

Can You Require Employees To Keep Harassment And Other Workplace Investigations “Confidential”?

USA - February 7 2018 The wave of harassment claims sweeping the nation recently has spawned countless workplace investigations. But can companies require employees to keep…

NLRB Issues Updated “Bench Book” for its Judges

USA - February 6 2018 The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), like many federal agencies, has its own division of “administrative law judges” that preside over cases…