Posts Tagged ‘National Labor Relations Board’

Recent NLRB Advice on Employer Policies, Arbitration Agreements

On June 14, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of the General Counsel released two advice memoranda addressing common employment policies and arbitration agreements. Social Media, Confidentiality and Personal Device Policies In a memo originally issued in August 2018, several policies contained in the Coastal Industries, Inc. employee handbook were considered unlawful under the […]

27 Jun 19 - Social Media, Workplace Policies - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

NLRB Extends Comment Period on Proposed Joint-Employer Rule

In September 2018, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published its new proposed rule for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Through the formal rulemaking process, employers have the opportunity to voice any concerns about the proposed joint-employer rule during the public comment period, which was initially to remain open until […]

19 Dec 18 - Labor Relations - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

NLRB Proposes Rule to Change Joint-Employer Standard

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has made good on its promise to revisit the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) through the rulemaking process. Because joint-employer status can have significant implications for an employer, the newly proposed rule, which clarifies and narrows the standard for who is considered […]

18 Sep 18 - Labor Relations - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

NLRB Poised to Revisit Joint Employer Standard

As the saying goes, history often repeats itself as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) demonstrates. In May, NLRB Chairman John F. Ring announced that the Board will address, once again, the standard for determining joint employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). However, this time the NLRB will use the rulemaking process. […]

20 Jun 18 - Labor Relations - Erika Frank - No CommentsRead More »

Drivers misclassified as independent contractors.

NLRB Advice Memo: Independent Contractor Mistake is an NLRA Violation

State and federal enforcement agencies continue to crack down on the misclassification of independent contractors. Recently, the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Office of General Counsel released an Advice Memorandum, which concluded that an employer’s misclassification of employees as independent contractors “interfered with and restrained” employees Section 7 rights. This is a new and expanding […]

26 Sep 16 - Independent Contractor - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »