In a recent decision, a Board panel majority found that an employee was unlawfully fired for writing “whore board” on an overtime sign-up sheet at work.  This decision highlights
Continue Reading “Whore Board” Is Protected Employee Speech, NLRB Finds.

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

Though it may come as a surprise to some employers, the NLRB generally recognizes the right of employees to wear union insignia (pins with union logos, etc.) while at work. 
Continue Reading NLRB Follows Precedent Allowing Union Insignia At Work, But Did It Signal A Change?

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that an employer does not necessarily violate the National Labor Relations Act by maintaining a facially neutral work rule, policy or handbook provision
Continue Reading Trump NLRB Gives Employers a Little More Leeway in Maintaining Work Rules