Silence is Golden – NLRB Affirms Employer Restrictions on Employee Discussions with Media

Continuing its recent conservative approach, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) ruled Thursday that an employer’s policies restricting employees from answering media inquiries and discussing customer information with third parties were lawful.  The decision in LA Specialty Produce Co. and Teamsters Local 70 joined similar Board decisions reached…

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#ArizonaRestaurantWeek Labor and Employment Law Series – Restaurant Employers: Tips on Protected Leave Rights (Blog 5 of 5)

By Chris M. Mason, Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. Finalizing our Arizona Restaurant Week series, below are tips on protected leave rights to avoid costly fines and litigation in the workplace: Tip 1:   Arizona employers must provide ALL employees with paid sick leave Full-time, part-time, and temporary hourly employees…

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#ArizonaRestaurantWeek Labor and Employment Law Series – Restaurant Employers: Tips on Wage and Hour Laws (Blog 4 of 5)

By Chris M. Mason, Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. Continuing our Arizona Restaurant Week series, below are wage and hour tips for managing non-exempt employees and avoiding costly fines and litigation in the workplace: Tip 1:  Non-exempt employees should always be considered “on the clock” when performing job related…

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