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Legal Briefing: The Housekeeper, The Cashier and Concerted Activity

September 1, 2014
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Employee complaints about another co-worker, when brought on behalf of other employees, can be considered protected activity under the National Labor Relations Act.
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Even the Lone Wolf can Establish Protected Concerted Activity With Today’s NLRB

August 19, 2014
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This case creates a dangerous precedent. It enables an employee to create an unfair labor practice out of thin air merely by airing an issue with co-workers, regardless of whether those co-workers share in that concern.
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NLRB Seeks to Supersize its Joint-Employer Standard

July 30, 2014
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This issue is years from a resolution, but nevertheless warrants notice, as it serves as further evidence of the aggressive pro-union position the current iteration of the NLRB is putting forth.
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Soliciting Is One Tough Cookie

July 2, 2014
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Keep a close eye on the NLRB for actions that will severely hamper your efforts to limit solicitations in your workplace.
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Legal Briefing: Workers' Lips Can't be Sealed on Wages, Working Conditions

July 1, 2014
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Employers cannot maintain employee confidentiality rules that prohibit the discussion of personnel information involving wages and other working conditions.
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Supreme Court Holds NLRB Recess Appointments Invalid. Chaos Ensues?

June 26, 2014
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Make no mistake. If you are an employer, this case is huge.
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There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch, Unless You're the NLRB

June 25, 2014
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This case was low-hanging fruit for the Board. Don’t leave your fruit hanging.
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What the F?! NLRB Allows Employee to Curse Out the Boss

June 5, 2014
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It's not that far from the NLRB letting the chickens run the workplace henhouse. How will employers be able to effectively manage then?
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NLRB Judge Clips Wings of Hooters' Workplace Policies

May 28, 2014
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No matter the situation, thorough investigations and maintaining a consistent story will save your bacon in many workplace lawsuits.
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NLRB judge: Employers Cannot Require Employee Social Media Disclaimers

April 28, 2014
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This decision adds to the confusion that already exists around workplace social media policies. As for me, I see little harm in these types of disclaimers.
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