While this opinion has garnered tons of news coverage, at the end of the day, it's just not that big of a deal.
This case is a scary reminder of how far the NLRB and its judges will go to fine protected concerted activity.
Al Iacobelli is only 55, has been a point man for the company since 1993 and obviously knows his way around a negotiating table.
Employers have long faced difficulties classifying workers as independent contractors in more traditional industries.Read More
The guidance memo is a necessary read for all employers.
On April 14, the National Labor Relations Board’s 'ambush election' rules take effect.Read More
More interesting than the work rules that the Administrative Law Judge concluded violated employees’ section 7 rights are the work rules that the ALJ concluded did not.Read More
Come back tomorrow for a real-world example of how NLRB judges are applying these rules.Read More
It is critical that both before and after the investigation you communicate to your managers and supervisors that retaliation will not be tolerated.Read More
Employers need to train management so that they know what to do with protected information once they learn it, and how to act without violating any of our EEO laws.Read More