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Jun 20 16

NLRB: Caution Around Concerted Activities

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An appeals court recently upheld the NLRB's decision that a Jimmy John's franchisee violated the NLRA in terminating and disciplining employees who posted fliers implying customers might get sick after eating sandwiches there.   Since 2012 the NLRB has stepped up enforcement ...

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Jun 6 16

NLRB Strikes Down Employer Policy Prohibiting Electronic Recording

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The National Labor Relations Board ruling signals that the current NLRB is intent on allowing, and encouraging, employees to use smartphone recording technology in the workplace to further both union-organizing drives and corporate campaigns in non-union workplaces.   In the T-Mobile ...

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May 30 16

Employee’s Online and Obscenity-laced Rant is Protected Activity

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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) upheld an administrative law judge’s findings that an employer unlawfully discharged an employee because of social media comments – including strong obscenities – that were personally critical of a company manager.   Pier ...

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