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.
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.
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.
Two new NLRB rulings make it more difficult for a union to organize a micro-unit within an organization and adopt a new standard for determining whether a unilateral change of a term or condition of employment by an employer violates the National Labor Relations Act.
A new law extends collective bargaining rights, overtime and other labor protections to farm workers in New York.
News: Guidance for HR on laws governing unions in the workplace.
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