More Guidance for Employers on Crafting Lawful Employee Handbook Rules


During the Obama Administration, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) adopted an aggressive approach to evaluating the legality of – and often striking down – employee handbook policies and rules, to the consternation of employers across the country.
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Don’t Like that NLRB Ruling? Just Wait, it May Change!


As 2017 and Chairman Phillip Miscimarra’s term drew to an end, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) issued a flurry of decisions overturning several Obama-era NLRB decisions.
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“Smile, Though Your Heart is Aching”: Great Lyric . . . But as a Workplace Policy? Employers Might Be Left Frowning


Recently the news media reported on a Trader Joe’s employee in New York City who was supposedly fired for not smiling enough. (See here and here, for example.)
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What’s Good for the Goose…


Over the past few years, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has taken issue with employers that discipline employees over Facebook and other social media postings.
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Could the NLRB Make it Easier for Unions to Access Employers’ Financial Records?


Many practitioners at one time or another have been frustrated by the lack of clear and consistent guidance from the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or the “Board”) regarding union requests for employer financial information.
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