Private sector employers with unionized employees and even non-union employees must be especially careful when addressing certain workforce concerns connected with the coronavirus outbreak.  Below, we will address common issues
Continue Reading The Coronavirus and Unionized Employees: Issues Options and Strategies

This past Monday, April 30, marked the conclusion of a weeklong strike conducted by Columbia graduate students at the University’s campus. Timing, as people say, is sometimes everything – especially
Continue Reading Columbia University Graduate Students End Their Strike…but the Saga Continues

What goes around, comes around, they say, right? Not so fast said one NLRB Administrative Law Judge on November 22, 2017, when she held that the Communication Workers of America,
Continue Reading Union Violates the Act by Attempting to Get Employer to Exact Revenge on Their Behalf

Racist comments, similar to other forms of employee misconduct (e.g., workplace violence or theft), usually result in termination. Anyone with an ounce of common sense knows this. The
Continue Reading Should Employers Condone Racist Comments? According to the NLRB, and the Eighth Circuit, It Depends.