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

On April 29, 2020, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a National Labor Relations Board decision where an employer was lawfully permitted to refuse a union’s request for financial
Continue Reading Federal Court Affirms NLRB Ruling Limiting a Union’s Right to Employer’s Financial Information

On May 29, 2018, the D.C. Circuit asked the NLRB to explain – and justify – why it used a “clear and unmistakable waiver” standard when dealing with a Burns
Continue Reading The D.C. Circuit Asks the NLRB to Explain its Actions in a Burns Successor Context

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

Undergraduate resident advisors usually wield a lot of power over university residence halls and those who occupy them. You likely know this already if you were ever a college freshman
Continue Reading Undergraduate Resident Advisors May Possibly Unionize…For Now

On February 2, 2018, a split three-member Board panel held that a prior election won by a union must be vacated and, accordingly, ordered a second election as it found
Continue Reading “Better Late than Never” Does Not Apply When Conducting a Union Election