Tag:NLRB

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 Issues Raft of Rollbacks Benefiting Employers

Last December, employers saw a series of decisions and developments out of the National Labor Relations Board that tipped labor policy more in their...

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...

Misclassification Per Se Doesn’t Violate Labor Law, NLRB Rules

Employers face a litany of liabilities if they misclassify employees as independent contractors. But at least worker misclassification isn’t by itself a labor law...

NLRB Floats New Election Rules

A set of labor rule changes could give workers more say in whether they want a union to represent them. The National Labor Relations Board...

NLRB Issues Wide-Ranging Summer Decisions

Labor standard revisions — many of them favorable to employers — continue to trickle out of the National Labor Relations Board under the Trump administration....

DOL Proposes ‘Other’ Rules After Overtime

While employers are reviewing their pay practices for the overtime overhaul that the U.S. Department of Labor recently revealed, the DOL has followed up...

Ahead of New Rule, D.C. Circuit Upholds Obama-era Joint Employer Test

While the National Labor Relations Board is finalizing its employer-friendly joint employer rule, an appeals court has complicated the issue with a ruling that...