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17 Apr 2015 NLRB WEEKLY SUMMARY OF DECISIONS, APRIL 6 – 10, 2015

The Summary of NLRB decisions for the week of April 6 – 10, 2015, is now available on the NLRB’s website. btlaborBT Labor Relations is managed by the labor law attorneys at Barnes & Thornburg. The blog aims to be a source for news, analysis, and commentary on traditional labor legal issues, including news related to the NLRB and a variety of state issues.More Posts – Website

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14 Apr 2015 They’re Here — New NLRB “Quickie” Election Rules Go Into Effect Today

After literally years of litigation and controversy, the NLRB’s “quickie” election rules go into effect beginning today.  This is despite recent efforts from both Congress and employer groups in the courts to derail the rules once again.   The Board’s website has been updated to provide access to the new forms and procedures, and the Board is already publicizing the changes through social media, encouraging workers and unions to file petitions electronically.   See our…

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10 Apr 2015 New NLRB “Quickie” Election Rules – Insights and Materials from Region 7 Information/Training Session

Yesterday, Region 7 of the NLRB conducted an information session regarding the NLRB’s new election rules that will go into effect next Tuesday, April 14, 2015.  As we have previously covered, the new rules make several changes to the NLRB procedures that appear to be intended to reduce the time it takes to get to an election after a representation petition is filed.  As part of its presentation, Region 7 provided certain materials including the…

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10 Apr 2015 NLRB WEEKLY SUMMARY OF DECISIONS, MARCH 30 – April 3, 2015

The Summary of NLRB decisions for the week of March 30 – April 3, 2015, is now available on the NLRB’s website. btlaborBT Labor Relations is managed by the labor law attorneys at Barnes & Thornburg. The blog aims to be a source for news, analysis, and commentary on traditional labor legal issues, including news related to the NLRB and a variety of state issues.More Posts – Website

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07 Apr 2015 NLRB WEEKLY SUMMARY OF DECISIONS, MARCH 23 – 27, 2015

The Summary of NLRB decisions for the week of March 23 – 27, 2015, is now available on the NLRB’s website. btlaborBT Labor Relations is managed by the labor law attorneys at Barnes & Thornburg. The blog aims to be a source for news, analysis, and commentary on traditional labor legal issues, including news related to the NLRB and a variety of state issues.More Posts – Website

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27 Mar 2015 NLRB WEEKLY SUMMARY OF DECISIONS, MARCH 16 – 20, 2015

The Summary of NLRB decisions for the week of March 16 – 20, 2015, is now available on the NLRB’s website. btlaborBT Labor Relations is managed by the labor law attorneys at Barnes & Thornburg. The blog aims to be a source for news, analysis, and commentary on traditional labor legal issues, including news related to the NLRB and a variety of state issues.More Posts – Website

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24 Mar 2015 NLRB Scrutiny Of Employer Handbook Policies Continues With ALJ Ruling Against T-Mobile

Last week, an administrative law judge (ALJ) for the NLRB continued the Board’s trend of invalidating employer handbook policies. In the case at issue, the ALJ specifically found that T-Mobile maintained several policies in its handbook that “chilled” potential union activity, including a statement that provided, “This Handbook is a confidential and proprietary Company document, and must not be disclosed to or used by any third party without the prior written consent of the Company.”…

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19 Mar 2015 NLRB General Counsel Issues Comprehensive Report on Handbook Rules

Yesterday, the NLRB’s General Counsel, Richard F. Griffin, issued a report addressing the legality of employer handbook policies under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act. While Griffin concedes that he does not believe employers generally write their handbook provisions to purposefully restrict the exercise of Section 7 rights, his report makes it clear that the legality/illegality of handbook rules will continue to be a NLRB priority.  The report reminds employers, unions and disgruntled…

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18 Mar 2015 NLRB WEEKLY SUMMARY OF DECISIONS, MARCH 9 – 13, 2015

The Summary of NLRB decisions for the week of March 9 – 13, 2015, is now available on the NLRB’s website. btlaborBT Labor Relations is managed by the labor law attorneys at Barnes & Thornburg. The blog aims to be a source for news, analysis, and commentary on traditional labor legal issues, including news related to the NLRB and a variety of state issues.More Posts – Website

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12 Mar 2015 NLRB WEEKLY SUMMARY OF DECISIONS, MARCH 2 – 6, 2015

The Summary of NLRB decisions for the week of March 2 – 6, 2015, is now available on the NLRB’s website. btlaborBT Labor Relations is managed by the labor law attorneys at Barnes & Thornburg. The blog aims to be a source for news, analysis, and commentary on traditional labor legal issues, including news related to the NLRB and a variety of state issues.More Posts – Website

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