Posts Tagged ‘NLRB’

Northwestern University Wins Review of Unionization Decision

In late March, HRWatchdog reported on a decision from a regional director of the National labor Relations Board (NLRB) that Northwestern University football players who received college scholarships are entitled to try to form a union because they are “employees” within the meaning of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). But on April 24, 2014, […]

28 Apr 14 - Hiring, Labor Relations - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Employer Will Remove Social Media Policy After NLRB Complaint

A nationwide company that provides leasing services to U.S. refineries recently agreed to remove its nationwide social media policy in response to a complaint filed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The United Steelworkers of America filed an unfair labor practice charge with the NLRB, alleging that the company’s social media policy interfered with […]

24 Apr 14 - Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »