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Tag Archives: Division of Advice

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

New Year, New Direction? Possible Decisions from The Trump NLRB in 2018 and Beyond

Posted in NLRB
Just a few months after the NLRB became majority Republican, there are early signs that the agency may be taking a new direction in 2018.  Peter Robb, the NLRB’s new General Counsel, sent a memorandum to all Regional Directors, Officers-in-Charge, and Resident Officers in early December. In his memorandum, which followed a practice that prior General… Continue Reading

Why Does the NLRB Care About The At-Will Disclaimer in Your Employee Handbook? New Memoranda Provide Insight

Posted in NLRB
If you have an employee handbook, you probably also have a disclaimer in it to let employees know that the handbook isn’t a contract, and that the employment relationship is terminable "at-will."  Typically, these disclaimers are pretty standard, and until recently, fairly noncontroversial. As others have reported, however, actions from the NLRB earlier this year have… Continue Reading