Posts Tagged ‘NLRB’

NLRB Restores Employers’ Right to Restrict Company Email Use

In a recent decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled in Caesars Entertainment that barring the use of company email system for non-business purposes didn’t violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). This decision largely restores the right for employers to restrict the use of company email for non-business purposes, reversing the 2014 Purple […]

6 Jan 20 - 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 »

In-Depth Look: Joint-Employer Standard and Liability Under California Law

Last week, we posted about the proposed rule recently announced by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which would change the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). As a reminder, the NLRA covers all employers involved in interstate commerce (subject to certain jurisdictional limits), except airlines, railroads, agricultural operations […]

24 Sep 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 »

Employee Walkout? Work It Out

Quite a few news reports discuss recent employee walkouts across the country in protest of federal policies, such as the recent “Day Without Immigrants” protests. Employers are obviously concerned about how these protests might affect their business operations and what they should do. Employers want to be able to ensure productivity and maintain attendance policies. […]

6 Mar 17 - Labor Relations - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »