The National Labor Relations Board's Ambush Election rule became effective on April 14, 2015.  This rule implements sweeping changes to union elections and reflects the NLRB's pro-labor leanings.  The rule eviscerates...

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has granted organized labor’s long-held wish for greater access to non-unionized employees by opening workplace e-mail systems to union solicitations.

In Purple Communications, the Board restricted employers’ rights to manage their own e-mail systems...

Franchising and subcontracting are integral parts of America’s economic success.  Both franchising and subcontracting have enabled businesses to specialize, innovate, increase efficiency, lower costs, and expand jobs and growth.  Franchising has created 770,000 new business that account for...

In the past, unions have petitioned the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to issue a rule requiring recognition of non-majority bargaining units — known as "members-only" unions. Under...

Issue Brief AND LM-2 Filings with DOL:

 
As its ranks decline, unions have turned to alternative approaches to organizing.  One of their new tactics is the...
In Specialty Healthcare, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) threw out decades of precedent regarding what is an “appropriate” bargaining unit.  Abandoning the long-established preference for units representing all workers in a class or craft,...
Employee use of social media, like Facebook or Twitter, is a hot topic for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The NLRB has found numerous employers' restrictions on employees’ use of social media to discuss their workplace to be overly broad and has...
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is considering a rule establishing off-site, electronic voting for union certification elections. This proposal would take workers out of the privacy of the voting booth, creating the same potential for coercion as the...