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Archive for January, 2018

Today’s Labor Updates, January 23, 2018

NLRB General Counsel Signals Important Changes at NLRB. Article By: Howard M. Bloom Philip B. Rosen National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb continues to outline his plans for change at the NLRB.  First came his sweeping five-page Memorandum directing NLRB Regional Offices to submit to his Division of Advice for review cases involving […]

Today’s Labor Updates, January 20, 2018

Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of January 8 – 12, 2018. The Summary of NLRB Decisions is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for the opinions of the NLRB.  Inquiries should be directed to the Office of the Executive Secretary at 202‑273‑1940. Summarized Board Decisions IronTiger Logistics, Inc.  (16-CA-027543; […]

Today’s Labor Updates, January 18, 2018

NLRB Reverses Course in Two Major Decisions. Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP USA January 16 2018 Why it matters The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) ended 2017 with a bang, reversing two prior standards with a pair of employer-friendly decisions. First, the Board overruled the Lutheran Heritage Village-Livonia standard with regard to facially neutral workplace […]

Today’s Labor Updates, January 12, 2018

German Union Steps Up Fight for ‘Modern’ 28-Hour Workweek. Thanks to strong bargaining power, the IG Metall union, which represents some 3.9 million workers in the metal and electrical industries, is pushing for a 6% wage increase and a 28-hour week for a two-year period — with limited impact on wages. By Michelle Fitzpatrick with […]