The question then becomes, is Lamps Plus v. Varela a good result for employers?
The entire civility policy memo is worth reading for a lesson on how the NLRB analyzes work rules under Boeing.
Employers, if you have made salary discussion ban statements to your employees in the past, stop. It’s as easy of an unfair labor practice into which you can stumble.
If you treat employees reasonably well and with fairness, you shouldn’t have to worry about mass employee walkouts.
There is a huge wage-and-hour risk when classifying workers as independent contractors and not employees.
Legal Blogger Jon Hyman writes about a vitally important NLRB decision for any employers concerned about using the services of independent contractors.
The law is still in its infancy and court rulings are unpredictable; employers should err on the side of respecting employees’ privacy regarding their social media accounts.