Employment Law This Week (Episode 99: Week of January 8, 2018) has released bonus footage of its interview with Steve Swirsky, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green.
As Mr. Swirsky discusses, the last month of 2017 saw the Republicans take control of the NLRB for the first time in nine years. And the new majority quickly set a new tone, overturning controversial Obama-era decisions. The NLRB discarded the joint-employer test adopted in Browning Ferris, created a new test for handbook and rules violations, and reversed the Specialty Healthcare “overwhelming community of interest” standard for bargaining micro-units.
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