National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Developments

On April 6, the National Labor Relations Board announced that union representation petitions filed with the agency during the first six months of the fiscal year had increased 57% from
Continue Reading NLRB GC Seeks to Curtail Employers’ Defenses to Union Organizing Amidst Huge Increase in Union Election Petitions

Employers across the country may, in the near future, face a unionized workforce even though their employees are denied the opportunity to vote in a secret ballot election.  Under current
Continue Reading Union without an election? – NLRB’s possible return to Joy Silk Mills

Last week, the American Bar Association’s Section on Labor and Employment Law, Committee on the Developing Labor Law, gathered in Kauai for its annual mid-winter meeting, featuring presentations from top
Continue Reading NLRB GC’s Extreme Agenda on Display at ABA Mid-Winter Meeting

On December 3, Region 20 of the National Labor Relations Board issued a sweeping, consolidated complaint alleging that Whole Foods Market, Inc. violated federal labor law by maintaining and enforcing
Continue Reading NLRB Complaint Suggests Employers Cannot Prohibit BLM Messaging in the Workplace

In an early May 2020 decision, the Board declared a temporary pause in charged parties (usually an employer) complying with the NLRB’s standard notice posting remedy in response to
Continue Reading Notice Posting Requirements Are – and Remain – Postponed Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

On June 17, 2020, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb issued GC Memo 20-08 (“Memo”), providing Regional offices new directives for taking certain witness testimony and accepting audio/video
Continue Reading New NLRB Case Investigation Guidelines Change How Regions Will Handle Particular Evidence and Witness Testimony