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NLRB Revisiting Use of Employer E-Mail Systems

Steven Gutierrez By Steve Gutierrez On August 1, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) issued an invitation for interested parties to file briefs on whether the Board should change or overrule its 2014 decision in Purple Communications, … Continue reading

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NLRB Considering Overturning Purple Communications

It's appearing that e-mail is becoming yet another issue on which the NLRB's views flip-flop depending on the party in charge of the White House. Today, the Board announced that it was seeking input on whether to reverse Purple Communications,… … Continue reading

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NLRB General Counsel Issues Post-Boeing Guidance Memorandum On Employer Handbook Rules

On June 6, 2018, National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) General Counsel Peter B. Robb issued a memorandum (“GC 18-04”) to NLRB Regional Directors providing guidance on how to analyze employee handbook rules in the wake of the Board’s recent decision … Continue reading

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NLRB Confirms That It Intends To Proceed With Rulemaking On Joint Employer Standard

On June 5, 2018, in response to a May 29, 2018 letter from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT), and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) Chairman John Ring confirmed that the NLRB … Continue reading

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The Most Recent Chapter in the Joint Employer Saga? A Spat between the NLRB Chairman and Democrat Senators

If you have followed our blog over the past year, you are aware of the long and tortured history of the National Labor Relations Board’s joint employer standard.  The recent history starts with the Obama Board’s decision to overturn decades … Continue reading

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