One of the fundamental pillars of any remedy doled out by the NLRB is the agency’s requirement that the employer (or union) post a “Notice to Employees,” a bright blue poster detailing the misdeeds of the charged party. Such a Notice is required to be posted as a result of a finding of an unfair … Continue Reading
The last few decisions issued by the NLRB have addressed a wide spectrum of rather unique situations. Just in the last several days we saw decisions involving a combative registered nurse and a human resources representative threatening unionization. So, perhaps, one of the Board’s most recent decisions is not all that unusual….it simply involves a case … Continue Reading
What a difference a year makes. Last year, we saw a blizzard of change coming from the NLRB. One could forecast what was going to happen due to the proactive nature of the agency’s public expression of its intentions, as well as its solicitation of viewpoints. It seemed every month brought some new, big change … Continue Reading
During the last several months, the NLRB has made no secret that it wants to make changes to precedent and policy. We have seen public pronouncements about ambush elections, employee rights posters, micro bargaining units, and other issues. Just because the NLRB doesn’t highlight a policy change doesn’t mean the change cannot have widespread consequences. … Continue Reading
On December 22, 2011, the NLRB issued three unanimous decisions that are interesting but not earth shattering or surprising, given the facts. The first decision deals with the new default language which the Acting General Counsel is requiring in settlement agreements under GC Memorandum 11-04 (January 12, 2011) and GC Memorandum 11-10 (March 30, 2011). It … Continue Reading
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