National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

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

On January 29, 2018, the DC Circuit remanded a 2016 NLRB decision – Grill Concepts Servs., Inc., 364 NLRB No. 36 (2016) back to the Board for reconsideration
Continue Reading Second Times the Charm? The NLRB Permitted Another Chance to Analyze Restaurant’s Work Rules

Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors – the recent Board case overturning Browning Ferris Industries and restoring the previous joint employer standard – was perhaps the most important decision among the many decided
Continue Reading Return to the Pre-BFI Joint Employer Standard and Moving Forward