Related to: National Labor Relations Board

The NLRB Significantly Increases Potential Damages in ULP Cases

In July of 2021, Jennifer Abruzzo stepped into the role of General Counsel for the NLRB after being appointed by President Biden. Since that time, Ms. Abruzzo has been vocal regarding her intent to increase the scope of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and overturn decades of prior Board law. This is the most…

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National Labor Relations Board Finalizes Rule on Joint Employer Status

On February 26, 2020, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will issue its finalized rule that will make it more difficult to hold companies liable for unlawful labor practices by franchisees and contractors.  The long awaited “joint employer rule” was first proposed in September 2018 in direct response to a 2015 decision by NLRB members…

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NLRB Shifts to Employer-Friendly View of Workplace Rules

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb recently issued a new Guidance Memorandum detailing how NLRB Regional Offices receiving claims of improper employment policies are to interpret employer workplace rules. The Memo is good news for employers because it establishes a new, and much more employer-friendly standard for lawfulness of employee work rules. The…

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