While it may come as a surprise, the NLRB has long held that employees are sometimes entitled to use profane language while engaging in labor activities.  In recent years, the
Continue Reading NLRB may revisit the limits of profane employee speech protected by federal labor law

The National Labor Relations Board recently invalidated an arbitration agreement that would require employees to arbitrate all “all claims or controversies” with their employer, holding that such a provision would
Continue Reading NLRB Rejects Clause Mandating Arbitration of All Disputes

Federal labor law protects neutral (secondary) employers from becoming entangled in labor disputes between another (primary) employer and unions.  For most of the past decade, however, the NLRB has allowed
Continue Reading Scabby the Rat memo signals possible change to NLRB precedent on secondary activity

Since the emergence of the “gig economy” in the last decade, courts and government agencies have grappled with the question of whether gig workers should be classified as employees or
Continue Reading Uber Drivers are Contractors, Not Employees, According to NLRB’s Chief Lawyer