U.S. Supreme Court Finds State Tort Claim Not Blocked by NLRA

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled NLRA doesn’t bar a concrete company’s lawsuit for damages incurred during a union walk off.

NLRB Signals New Push to Overturn Precedents

Jennifer Abruzzo listed 15 cases and issues for mandatory submission from the National Labor Relations Board’s offices.

Farmworker Advocates Say Proposed Overtime Rules Don’t Go Far Enough

Proposed rules for Colorado’s farmworker bill of rights don't fix historical inequities say labor, immigrant and Latino community advocates.

Hard Times Ahead for Employers Under New NLRB

The NLRB in July ruled that Scabby the Rat can be displayed at union boycotts or protests. Employers can expect more labor-friendly decisions from the labor board, which has a Democratic majority as of Aug. 27.

The Pros and Pitfalls of Regulating Workplace Political Speech

Elections tend to bring out campaign buttons, strong political opinions and hats promising to make America great. So what should employers do when their...

When Employee Outbursts are Protected Speech

If a worker unleashes a torrent of threats and epithets at a manager, makes racist comments toward a coworker or posts profanity directed toward...

NLRB Upholds Restrictions on Employees’ Speech to Media

The federal government’s labor watchdog is using a more employer-friendly test to determine whether employers unlawfully bar their workers from talking to the press. The...

Gig Economy Gets Backing From NLRB

Uber and other gig economy companies are getting encouraging opinions from federal agencies on the use of independent contractors. In an advice memo released this...