Filing a wage and hour class action is protected by the National Labor Relations Act
Epstein Becker Green - May 5 2014
An NLRB Administrative Law Judge issued a Decision on April 29th in which he found that when a waiter in a restaurant in New York City, acting alone, instituted a class action lawsuit claiming...

Employer email policies on chopping block as General Counsel seeks to overrule Register Guard and Board calls for amicus briefs
Proskauer Rose LLP - May 2 2014
In a development of importance to both union and non-union employers, the NLRB General Counsel has asked the NLRB to overrule its 2007 decision in Register Guard, 351 NLRB 1110 (2007). In Register...

NLRB’s opposition towards broad social media and other employer policies keeps popping up
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP - May 1 2014
Relations Board decisions? Employer efforts to craft social media and other handbook policies to comply with recent NLRB cases and guidance is a little like playing whac-a-mole. No matter how many you smack...

NLRB finds policy banning “negativity” unlawful
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP - May 1 2014
In yet another decision in the NLRB’s recent aggressive efforts to police employer’s internal policies in the name of “protected concerted activity,” the labor board found a hospital’s policy...

The UAW and non-union automakers: if at first you don’t succeed, why try again?
Seyfarth Shaw LLP - May 1 2014
Earlier this month the United Auto Workers (UAW) announced that it had withdrawn its challenges to an NLRB representation election the union lost at a Chattanooga, Tennessee auto manufacturing plant.