Vorys on Labor

Vorys on Labor

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Tag Archives: discrimination

Unauthorized PTO Deductions from Striking Employees Unlawful, Says Division of Advice

Posted in Strikes
Deducting paid time off (“PTO”) from employees for time spent on strike without their permission violates the NLRA, according to a memorandum from the NLRB’s Division of Advice. The memorandum, authored in 2016, was released earlier this month. A company that operates ground handling and terminal services for several airlines in Philadelphia became embroiled in… Continue Reading

Employer Access Policy Lawful, But Unlawfully Applied

Posted in Employee Discipline, NLRB
A recent NLRB decision hit on two issues of potential interest to labor professionals. The first, covered in today’s post, involved an employer policy on off-duty employee access to the employer’s property. It is another good example of the NLRB’s relentless scrutiny of employer policies, although this time with a slightly more favorable outcome for… Continue Reading

NLRB Invites Briefs in Case with Potentially Significant Implications for Employer Solicitation and Distribution Policies

Posted in NLRB
Recently, the NLRB issued a notice inviting interested parties to file briefs on whether an employer violates the NLRA by denying union access to its property to distribute handbills while permitting other individuals, groups, or organizations to use its property for various fundraising or solicitation activities. The question arose from an unfair labor practice case… Continue Reading