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Franchisees Get A Break From 5th Circuit

It may be the last good news for a long time, at least on the labor front.

NLRB Issues Its First Social Media Decision

Although the National Labor Relations Board's Acting General Counsel has issued three advisory reports about his views on corporate social media policies within the past year, the Board had not decided an actual case.

NLRB Offers Employers More Guidance on Avoiding Labor Violations Over Social Media Policies

Lafe Solomon, Acting General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" , issued a third report on May 30th focusing on social media policies.

Federal Court Invalidates "Quickie" Union Election Rule, For Now

On May 14, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia set aside a controversial final rule of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") that was designed to make it easier and faster for unions to hold organizing elections.

DC Court Enjoins Enforcement of NLRB Notice Posting Rule

On April 17, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an injunction preventing the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") from enforcing its employee notice posting rule, which had been scheduled to become enforceable on April 30, 2012

Federal Judge Rejects Request for Stay in Implementation of Union Rights Posting Requirement

A federal judge has ruled that implementation of a rule, requiring most private sector employers to post notice of employee union rights, will not be stayed pending an appeal of the court ruling allowing it to proceed.

NLRB Moderating Stance On Social Media?

What if a Tweet fell in the forest and nobody heard it?

NLRB Delays Requiring Employers to Post Rights to Unionize

Franchisees and other employers get a short extension of time before they have to comply with the controversial new rule.

Sandwich Makers of World Not United

Industrial Workers of the World strike at Jimmy John's
A Wobblies poster showing workers as cogs, IWW photo/snuffbox

Workers of the world don't always unite, at least in Minneapolis.