Vorys on Labor

Vorys on Labor

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Tag Archives: Nursing

Busted! NLRB Finds Employer’s Prohibition of Sticker Unlawful

Posted in NLRB
By Nelson Cary and James Pauley III A healthcare employer with six different locations recently found itself in hot water after banning employees from wearing stickers with the word “BUSTED” in bright red lettering; the NLRB found that the prohibition violated the NLRA. The employer banned the stickers in patient care areas in four of its… Continue Reading

Court of Appeals Upholds NLRB’s “Micro-Unions” Decision

Posted in Union Organizing
By Nelson Cary and James Patrick In a blow to employers, a court of appeals has affirmed (pdf) the NLRB’s union-friendly decision in Specialty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. The NLRB’s decision in Specialty Healthcare required the employer, if it wanted to add employees to the union’s proposed bargaining unit that the union wanted to exclude, to prove that the excluded… Continue Reading

What a Week! An Update on the NLRB Appointments

Posted in NLRB
Hobbled by controversy over the political appointees that run the NLRB, last week brought news that the agency may not be on the road to recovery anytime soon. In twin developments, occuring on the same day last week, actions by the courts and the Congress demonstrated the tough political road ahead for the NLRB. In… Continue Reading