National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
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.
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 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.
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.
The NLRB has published a Notice of Proposed Rule Making that would exempt undergraduate and graduate students working in connection with their studies from the NLRB's reach.
The NLRB Office of General Counsel has released an advice memo providing insight into the types of social media work rules that are unlawfully overbroad following its 2017 ruling in The Boeing Company.
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.
News: HR guidance on the NLRB and enforcement against unfair labor practices.
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