Once again a company’s workplace policies were found to have violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). This time on July 29, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit endorsed the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) view that an employer violates the NLRA by maintaining workplace policies that employees may
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NLRB Finds Employer’s Workplace Rules Violated Federal Labor Law
Another day and another National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision about the legality of employer rules. Once again the NLRB issued an opinion about workplace rules that could be (maybe, possibly, sort of, etc.) construed as interfering with workers exercising their federal labor law rights. As explained below, these type of decisions can transform a…
Changes for Michigan Employers? New NLRB Appointment for Michigan Regional Office
Yesterday the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) through Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and Acting General Counsel Lafe E. Solomon announced the appointment of Terry A. Morgan as Regional Director in the Detroit Regional Office (Region 7) with a satellite office in Grand Rapids, MI.
While the appointment of Ms. Morgan’s appointment is important for Michigan…
Social Media and the NLRB: Two Must Read Reports for Employers and HR Professionals
It is no secret that the NLRB has put employer’s social media policies and employee discipline discharges arising out of social media (a/k/a Facebook Firings) in its cross-hairs.
This fact was recently highlighted in another NLRB Press Release (9/7/11) where an administrative law judge found that a Buffalo nonprofit organization unlawfully discharged five …
The NLRB’s Employer Posting Requirements – Hype, Harmful, or Meh?
I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.
John D. Rockefeller
Adding to Mr. Rockefeller’s belief, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) wants employers to remind their employees that while making…