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On February 4, 2021, the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (the “PRO Act”) was reintroduced by Democrats in the United States House of Representatives. If enacted, the PRO Act would dramatically transform American labor relations by giving unions much more power.

February 19, 2021
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The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) will likely be singing a different tune in the not too distant future, thanks in part to new leadership and a game or two of musical chairs.

February 12, 2021
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At 5:00 p.m. EST on January 20th, President Biden fired the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board. This has never happened before in the history of the NLRB. It is a big deal.

January 26, 2021
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The National Labor Relations Act generally requires employers to furnish information to unions if the unions’ requests are relevant to the administration or negotiation of a collective bargaining agreement.

September 1, 2020
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In recent weeks, because of the remoteness of our work forces, we have seen an increased incidence of abusive written communications between employees.

July 23, 2020
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Suppose a union asks their bargaining unit’s employer for a list of names of all employees who have been exposed to or tested positive for COVID-19: Must the employer provide the requested medical information?

July 14, 2020
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Recent National Labor Relations Board efforts to reverse portions of union election reforms implemented by the Obama administration have seen a major setback following the rejection of several core amendments to those reforms in the recent AFL-CIO v. NLRB decision from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

June 11, 2020
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Even with the economy starting to re-open, many businesses are still struggling to get back on track in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 20, 2020
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Last Thursday, the NLRB approved a pair of workplace rules in a decision related to the protection of proprietary client and vendor lists and limits on who may speak to the media on the employer’s…

October 18, 2019
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One of the biggest complaints that you will hear from employers with unionized workforces is that it is so difficult to implement minor policy changes during the term of a collectively bargained…

September 13, 2019
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In late May, the New York Times ran a grim story entitled “Rats are Taking Over New York City,” talking about the onslaught of rats in New York and other major cities. In fact, a record 17,353 rat…

June 20, 2019
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In contrast to the U.S. Constitution, the Mexican Constitution — enacted over 100 years ago after a bloody revolution — enumerates specific constitutional rights protecting the rights of Mexican…

April 9, 2019