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Divided NLRB Panel Offers Expansive Protections for Wildcat Strikes

Posted in Strikes
Last week, an NLRB panel issued a decision in the case of Noah’s Ark Processors, LLC.  The decision addresses a number of important labor law issues.  Most importantly, this decision reinforces protections for employees who go on a strike on their own without authorization from their unions.  These are known as “wildcat strikes.” Typically, the… 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

Employer Must Read NLRB’s Notice Aloud to Employees

Posted in NLRB
Late in 2010, the Acting General Counsel announced his intent to pursue additional remedies against employers alleged to have violated the NLRA.  The recent decision in OS Transport LLC, 358 N.L.R.B. No. 117 (Aug. 31, 2012), is a good example of the NLRB’s acceptance and enforcement of these remedial requests. In OS Transport, the AGC alleged that the… Continue Reading

Got Remedies? NLRB Acting General Counsel Does, and Employers Should Beware

Posted in NLRB, Union Organizing
NLRB Acting General Counsel (AGC) Lafe Solomon is continuing his focus on remedies in unfair labor practice (ULP) cases involving union organizing campaigns.   On September 30, 2010, he issued a memorandum on Section 10(j) injunctions for discriminatory discharges during such campaigns.  Today, he released another memorandum (pdf), this one targeting remedies regional offices should seek when they issue complaints in ULP cases… Continue Reading

Why is the NLRB Interested in Your Information Technology Department? Electronic Posting of Remedial Notices

Posted in NLRB
A traditional remedy the NLRB has always ordered when it finds that an employer or a union violated the NLRA is the posting of a written notice.  Usually, the remedial notice contains a brief recitation of employee rights under the law, a listing of the violations the NLRB found, an  undertaking to cease and desist from that… Continue Reading