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Archive for May, 2017

Today’s Labor Updates, May 25, 2017

End In Sight For The Micro-Unit Nightmare Spawned By NLRB’s Specialty Healthcare Decision? Maybe… Barnes & Thornburg LLP – David Pryzbylski USA May 22 2017 There appears to be light at the end of the micro-unit tunnel. Anyone following National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) developments knows that few decisions have had as much impact on […]

Today’s Labor Updates, May 9, 2017

Explosion of Right-to-Work Laws May Cut the Lifeblood of Labor Unions. Labor unions in the private sector continue to shed members at rates that any union officer would find alarming, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. By Mark J. Neuberger May 8, 2017 Labor unions in the private sector continue […]

Today’s Labor Updates, May 7, 2017

NLRB Won’t Create Rule Extending To Nonunion Workers Right To Have Union Rep At Disciplinary Interview. by Jackson Lewis P.C. The National Labor Relations Board has decided not to exercise its discretionary authority to engage in rulemaking at this time to reverse the Board’s decision in IBM Corp., 341 NLRB 1288 (2004), and extend Weingarten […]

Today’s Labor Updates, May 2, 2017

NLRB Affirms New Standard on Employee Email Use. Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP  USA April 27 2017 Why it matters A divided National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) affirmed that if an employer provides employees with access to the email system, then employee use of email for statutorily protected communications on nonworking time is presumptively permitted. […]