National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
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 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.
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.
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.
Federal labor law does not prohibit employers from promulgating mandatory arbitration agreements in response to employees opting in to a collective action under wage and hour laws, the National Labor Relations Board ruled in Cordúa Restaurants.
In a victory for Uber, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) advice memorandum has concluded that the company's drivers are independent contractors rather than employees.
In a mixed opinion, a federal appellate court has given new life to the Obama-era joint employment standard but also sent the case back to the NLRB which may give the labor board an opportunity to further chip away at the test.
A Silicon Valley software startup has agreed to pay $775,000 to settle an unfair labor practice claim filed by the NLRB on behalf of 15 former software engineers who had sought to organize.
News: HR guidance on complying with the NLRA.
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