Vorys on Labor

Vorys on Labor

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Acquiring Unionized Operations: Recent GC Memorandum Adds to the Minefield

Posted in Unions
Mergers and acquisitions involving unionized companies present a number of potential labor law challenges for the buyer.  Primarily, these challenges arise from the well-established rules applicable to "successor" employers.  A "successor" is a company that purchases the stock or, in certain cases, the assets of a unionized company.  If the buyer is a successor employer under 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