NLRB Guidance on Employee Handbooks

Just a week or so ago, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb sent a new guidance memo out to regional directors across the country advising how the new employee handbook standard should be applied. The memo summarizes each of three categories of rules in which the provision in question should be placed…

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To the Woodshed

Notwithstanding a possible delay in repeals of the Obama-era regulations, some in Congress are determined to call the “powers that be” to task and make their position known on some of the more egregious NLRB decisions and regulations. House Education and Workforce Chairwoman Virginia is apparently just one such individual.  She admonished NLRB General Counsel…

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NLRB Authorizes Electronic Signatures

Speaking of the havoc the NLRB is wreaking on American small business, the NLRB general counsel last week issued a new guidance relating the signature gathering requirements for authorization of union election petitions.  General Counsel Richard Griffin advised that union advocates will no longer need to gather employee signatures on authorization cards to call for…

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