Employers may lawfully maintain a rule or policy against moonlighting under a recent ruling by the NLRB, provided they do not use the rule to prohibit or discipline employees for engaging in protected activity.
The NLRB has ruled that employers no longer need overlook the use of obscene, racist or abusive language in the workplace by employees who are engaged in activity protected by the National Labor Relations Act.
An employer does not have a duty to bargain with a union over employee discipline prior to reaching a first collective bargaining agreement, according to a recent NLRB ruling.
The DC Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that an employee must affirmatively request union representation to invoke their Weingarten rights under the National Labor Relations Act.
A federal district court has blocked five key provisions of final rules that modify procedures for union representation elections, while allowing other parts of the final rules to take effect.
The West Virginia Supreme Court has upheld the state's right-to-work law, the Workplace Freedom Act.
The final rule will provide businesses "clarity, stability and predictability" in determining whether they are joint employers of another business's employees under federal labor law, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said.
Workers at Kickstarter, the online crowdsourcing tech company, have won the first successful union organizing drive at a large tech company.
CNN has agreed to pay $76 million in backpay to settle a long-standing case with the NLRB. The monetary settlement is the largest in the agency's history and will be distributed to more than 300 individuals.
The National Labor Relations Board released a long-awaited rule on union elections as well as issuing new rulings affecting dues checkoff requirements, use of employer email systems for organizing and work rules requiring confidentiality during workplace investigations.
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