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  • NLRB Planning More Rulemaking

    Date:
    May 23, 2019
    Type:
    News

    The NLRB released its plan to engage in more rulemaking in the Spring 2019 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions released Wednesday by the Office of Management and Budget.

  • NLRB Finds Uber Drivers Are Independent Contractors, Not Employees

    Date:
    May 17, 2019
    Type:
    News

    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.

  • NLRB Returns to Common Law Standard for Classifying Independent Contractors

    Date:
    January 28, 2019
    Type:
    News

    A new NLRB decision has overturned an Obama-era labor board ruling and restored the standard for determining independent contractor status to one based on the traditional common-law test.

  • NLRB Strategic Plan Aims to Shorten Time for Resolving Cases

    Date:
    January 7, 2019
    Type:
    News

    The NLRB will be looking to improve its efficiency in handling cases over the next four years, according to its Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2019 to 2022.

  • Joint Employment Test Heads Back to NLRB After DC Circuit's Mixed Ruling

    Date:
    January 4, 2019
    Type:
    News

    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.

  • NLRB Proposes Revised Joint Employment Rule

    Date:
    September 13, 2018
    Type:
    News

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has announced it is issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to redefine the standards for determining whether two or more employers are joint employers under federal labor law and thereby jointly liable for any labor law violations.

  • NLRB Rule Review and Revised Policy May Stifle Unions' Organizing Activity

    Date:
    August 7, 2018
    Type:
    News

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) signaled possible actions last week that may make it more difficult for unions to organize and communicate with workers and to fight decertification efforts.

  • NLRB Will Propose Joint Employment Rule Soon

    Date:
    June 7, 2018
    Type:
    News

    The current uncertainty over the standard to be applied in determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) "undermines employers' willingness to create jobs and expand business opportunities," according to National Labor Relations Board Chairman John F. Ring.

  • Burger Joint Becomes First Unionized Fast-Food Restaurant

    Date:
    May 7, 2018
    Type:
    News

    For the first time in the US, a fast-food restaurant - Burgerville in Portland, Oregon - has been unionized through a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) supervised election.

  • Republican Majority Restored as Ring Confirmed to NLRB

    Date:
    April 12, 2018
    Type:
    News

    The Senate has confirmed John Ring, a management-side employment attorney, to a five-year term on the National Labor Relations Board restoring a 3-2 Republican majority to the Board and paving the way to reverse Obama-era rulings.