Senate Confirms Obama’s 5 NLRB Nominees

Tuesday, July 30 marked the first time in more than a decade that all 5 member positions have been filled on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The senate took a vote Tuesday morning to appoint several nominees. As part of a bi-partisan agreement reached this month, two new candidates…

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Time to Review Your Social Media Policy

By John Egbert Employers that have a Social Media policy should pull it out and review it in light of a recently-issued memorandum by the NLRB’s Acting General Counsel.  The memorandum identifies several examples of provisions which are common in many employers’ social media policies, and which (at least according…

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Employers Should Carefully Craft Social Media Policies

By Keith Overholt The National Labor Relations Act protects employees’ rights to engage in protected concerted activity.  Broadly, this means employees have the right to discuss the terms and conditions of their employment including wages, fringe benefits and working conditions.  An employee has this right regardless of whether there is…

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