Category: Labor Relations

New NLRB Joint-Employer Test
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Posted in Labor Relations

Yet Another New NLRB Joint-Employer Test

Over the last decade, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has a pattern of overruling itself in how it determines whether an entity can be…

How a Recent National Labor Relations Board Ruling Affects Workplace Rules, Employee Handbooks
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Posted in Employee Handbook Labor Relations

How a Recent National Labor Relations Board Ruling Affects Workplace Rules, Employee Handbooks

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and James Ward discuss the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling in…

Latest NLRB Decision Spotlights Employer Handbook Rules
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Posted in Labor Relations Workplace Policies

Latest NLRB Decision Spotlights Employer Handbook Rules

On August 2, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) adopted a new legal standard for evaluating employer handbook rules — raising the level of scrutiny…

Supreme Court Rules Employer Can Sue Union for Intentional Damage During Strike
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Posted in Labor Relations

Supreme Court Rules Employer Can Sue Union for Intentional Damage During Strike

On June 1, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled — in a near unanimous 8-1 opinion — that the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) doesn’t…

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Posted in Discipline Labor Relations

NLRB Restricts Employers’ Ability to Discipline Employees for Outbursts

On May 1, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a decision, Lion Elastomers LLC II, that could make it more difficult to discipline…

severance agreement
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Posted in Labor Relations

NLRB Restricts Use of Confidentiality, Non-Disparagement Provisions in Severance Agreements

On February 21, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued an important decision that may affect employers’ use of confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses in…

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Posted in Labor Relations

Download the New 2020 California Labor Laws White Paper

Ring in the new decade already prepared for the latest updates to California’s labor laws! CalChamber’s employment law experts have wrapped up their analysis of the…

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Posted in Labor Relations

Labor Commissioner Releases “Blacklist” of Port Trucking Companies

A new law, SB 1402, went into effect on January 1 of this year and imposes joint liability on client employers who hire port drayage…

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Posted in General Labor Relations

New Year, New Labor Laws to Know

As you draw up your list of New Year’s resolutions, resolve to take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the new employment laws that…

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Posted in Form I-9 Labor Relations

ICE Worksite Enforcement On The Rise – Check Your Forms I-9!

Information released recently by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) shows a significant increase in worksite enforcement efforts by that agency in 2018. According to…