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Tag: NLRA


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Some Employee Chatter About Abortion Decision May Be Protected

July 12, 2022

Via: SHRM

Employee reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on state abortion restrictions is sharply divided. Employers should keep in mind that some employee speech on the decision might be protected by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). This protected […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

4 Tips to Avoid Union Strikes

January 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Some 450 members of United Steelworkers Local 40 went on strike on October 1, 2021, when the union failed to reach a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with management at Special Metals, a plant based in Huntington, West Virginia, which develops […]


News

Discipline of Employee for Mass Union E-Mails to Co-Workers Violated NLRA

October 5, 2021

Via: SHRM

The discipline of a T-Mobile call-center employee for sending e-mails to co-workers encouraging them to support the Communications Workers of America (CWA) violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit […]


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NLRB Defends Ousted Home Depot Worker Who Wore ‘Black Lives Matter’ Logo

August 23, 2021

Via: SHRM

ANational Labor Relations Board (NLRB) field office issued a complaint against Home Depot asserting that the home improvement chain discriminated against a Minneapolis employee who wore a “Black Lives Matter” slogan on his apron and raised awareness about racial harassment. […]


Research, Software

Can Employees Tell You, ‘I’m Not Meeting Without Representation’?

October 3, 2018

Via: HR Hero

As an HR professional or a business owner, you may—or may not—know that the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the federal law that governs the relationship between unions and employers in the private sector, also applies to nonunion employers in […]


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Supreme Court will consider class action waivers

January 20, 2017

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a trio of wage and hour cases involving arbitration agreements that require workers to waive their right to pursue employment claims as a group. In recent years, the validity of such waivers […]


Research, Software

30 employee handbook do’s and don’ts from the NLRB

August 12, 2016

Via: HR Morning

To help employers craft handbooks that don’t violate the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board has issued a compilation of rules it has found to be illegal — and rewritten them to illustrate how they can comply […]


Research, Software

Confidentiality Key When Training Employees on Social Media

June 24, 2016

Via: Workforce

I’m not getting Snapchat. Maybe I’ve finally found a social channel that doesn’t fit me. Or, maybe I’m just too late to the game. Or, maybe with Twitter, and LinkedIn, and Facebook, and Instagram, and this blog, I don’t have the […]