The rulemaking priorities of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) have been released, signaling what Board Chairman John F. Ring described as “the Board majority’s strong interest in continued rulemaking.” The announcement was contained in the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions, published by the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
Issues Identified by the Board for Further Rulemaking
The Board majority has identified the following as areas in which it intends to engage ...
2012 has been a year of turmult and shocking developments and 2013 looks to be no different. From at-will agreements to Facebook firings to employer property rights and employee access and more, the NLRB has kept employers on their toes. Stay sure footed by getting an update straight from Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon and Management Memo Editor Steven Swirsky in a 75 Minute Webinar presented by the Practical Law Company discussing:
- Factors that the NLRB considers when deciding whether to prosecute unfair labor practices based on these employment practices.
- Legal ...
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 a right to limit or deny non-employee union organizers access to their property provided the denial was nondiscriminatory and consistent with state law. For almost four decades, following its decision in Tri-County Medical Center, Inc., the NLRB has maintained that ...
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