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NLRB Acting Chair Dissents Point to Likely Changes to Board Election Rules and Employee Handbook and Email Standards

NLRB Acting Chair Philip Miscimarra has given the clearest indication to date of what steps a new Republican majority is likely to take to reverse key elements of the Labor Board’s hallmark actions of the Obama administration once President Trump nominates candidates for the Board’s two open seats and the Senate confirms. In each of… Continue Reading

NLRB Says Employer Can’t Fire Employee for Vulgar and Threatening Statements

Seemingly ignoring the requirements for employers to keep a harassment free workplace and disregarding their right to keep a respectful and orderly environment, last week in Fresenius USA Manufacturing, Inc. the NLRB found that the company committed an unfair labor practice by terminating an employee who admitted to using vulgar and threatening language. Overturning an administrative law… Continue Reading

Life, Liberty and the Use of Your Employers’ Property – NLRB Continues to Expand Access for Union Organizing

Over the past year the NLRB has issued a series of decisions which, taken together, mark a dramatic shift in the property rights of employers and expand the right of employees seeking to use their employer’s property to organize. Two decades ago, in Lechmere, Inc. v. NLRB, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers had… Continue Reading