Tag: National Labor Relations Board


New NLRB General Counsel Identifies Possible Changes

September 29, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Those of you who have watched the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)—the nation’s primary enforcer of labor law—over the years no doubt expect it to reshuffle its priorities when the White House changes parties. The Board swore in Jennifer Abruzzo […]


7th Circuit Holds Winery Violated NLRA Over ‘Cellar Lives Matter’ Slogan

June 10, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The 7th Circuit recently upheld a decision from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in a case involving Woodbridge Winery. The ruling cemented employees’ right to display a pro-union message on their clothing, despite the employer’s actions to remove the […]


NLRB Changes Course, Sets New Standard on Profane Outbursts

July 23, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a ruling making it easier to discipline or fire employees for offensive speech. In the July 21 decision, the NRLB moved to resolve a conflict that sometimes arises between two worker protection […]


California Passes Legislation that May Kill the Gig Economy

September 11, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

California’s Senate approved, with a 29 to 11 vote, to require companies like Uber and Lyft to treat all contractors like employees. According to the New York Times, the bill should sail through the Assembly, and Governor Gavin Newsom has […]


Supreme Court Poised to Make Its Mark On Employment Law

June 12, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Halfway through the current administration, it’s unlikely there will be much significant employment legislation passed between now and the next election. With the Democrats controlling the House of Representatives, it doesn’t really matter what laws the president proposes and the […]

Research, Software

Uber Drivers Are Not Employees. What This Means for Other Gig Workers.

May 16, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) just ruled that Uber drivers are, indeed, contractors and not employees. This news made Uber’s stock soar but there’s more to this than just a stock price. This ruling can impact your business if […]


Maintain Uniformity in Your Enforcement of Uniform Policies

October 24, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The federal appellate court that sits in New Orleans recently agreed with the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) finding that In-N-Out Burger violated Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when it barred its employees from wearing buttons […]


Employee participation in ‘Day Without Immigrants’ was protected activity, agency says

March 19, 2018

Via: HR Dive

The advice memo may not be the final word in the case (it directs a regional NLRB office to pursue the case if it can’t reach a settlement with the employer), but tracks with what employment law attorneys were advising […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

NLRB Rule, Decisions Transform Workplace

January 11, 2016


The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB’s) ambush election rule and micro-bargaining decisions may tilt the balance in favor of unions. It pays, therefore, to take some time to brush up on what both require of employers. Representation Election Rule The […]