Monthly News For December, 2014

You’ve Got Mail – The NLRB Rules that Employees Can Use Employer Email for Union Organizing

Posted on in Labor, Publications

On December 11, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board held that employees have the right to use their employer’s email system for non-¬≠business purposes, including sending emails supporting union organizing. The only way that an employer can prohibit such use is if it denies all access to its email system to certain categories of employees […]

Employer New Year Resolution – Prepare for Union Campaigns

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Ever since President Obama began appointing members to the NLRB, the Board has been taking a very proactive and prounion stance in a number of different areas. Among the most controversial of the Board’s changes concerns the Board’s “quickie” election rules. The Board finalized its highly anticipated rule (also known by management side lawyers as […]