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NLRB Proposes Rule To Settle Once And For All: Student Teaching And Research Assistants Are Not "Employees"
As anticipated, today the National Labor Relations Board published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("NPRM") proposing a regulation which would establish that students...
United States
26 Sep 2019
NLRB Tips Scales In Favor Of Employers When Drawing Distinctions Between Claims Of "Inability To Pay" Versus "Competitive Disadvantage," And "Surface" Versus "Hard" Bargaining
In recent weeks, the National Labor Relations Board has issued several employer-friendly decisions, and its September 13 decision in Arlington Metals Corp., 368 NLRB No. 74 (2019)
United States
24 Sep 2019
NLRB Finds Employer Lawfully Terminated "Known" Union Supporter Despite Pretextual Discharge
In a 2-1 decision issued on August 2, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") in Electrolux Home Products, Inc., 368 NLRB No. 34 (2019) reversed an Administrative Law Judge's ("ALJ") decision.
United States
13 Aug 2019
Recent ALJ Decision Provides Important Nuance Regarding Workplace No Recording Rules
In late 2017, the NLRB in Boeing Company, 365 NLRB No. 154 (2017), established a new three category system for classifying various employer policies
United States
25 Jul 2019
D.C. Circuit Weighs In On NLRB Test For Adjunct Faculty Unionization
Colleges and universities should take note of the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit's recent decision in University of Southern California v. National Labor Relations Board, Case No. 17-1149.
United States
2 Apr 2019
NLRB Rules That Graduate Students Are Employees
The Board has equivocated on the issue of whether graduate students are employees as defined by the Act.
United States
25 Aug 2016
In For The Long Haul As The Fifth Circuit Upholds NLRB's "Quickie" Election Rule
Last April, the National Labor Relations Board ("Board") implemented it's new expedited union representation procedures.
United States
16 Jun 2016
NLRB Requests Amicus Briefs In Two Significant Cases
On Friday, February 19, 2016, the NLRB invited interested individuals and organizations to file amicus briefs on two important legal issues where the Board is considering overturning existing precedent.
United States
4 Mar 2016
NLRB Issues Union Friendly Decision Regarding Applicability Of Quickie Rules: When 94% Just Ain't Enough
With that the NLRB's quickie election rules going into effect in April 2015, we are just now starting to see the Board decide cases applying the new rules.
United States
26 Oct 2015
The National Labor Relations Board Says "Happy Labor Day" With Flurry Of Late Summer Pro-Union Moves
On September 1, the General Counsel issued guidance that unions may submit electronic signatures to satisfy a showing of interest in representation cases.
United States
11 Sep 2015
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