New employees must learn their way around the jobsite, meet (and remember the names of) many new people and otherwise familiarize themselves with working at a new job. Continue Reading Collective bargaining agreements, do not, and cannot cover every issue that will arise during their term.
Matters concerning terms and conditions of employment that are not addressed in the labor contract have to be negotiated before changes can be made.
Sometimes, however, the parties agree that management can make changes to certain terms and conditions of …
Join the epic battle between the 8th Armored Infantry and the Arm of Orion by taking part in fierce squad-based combat across majestic alien worlds.Given the limited set of circumstances one doesn’t see a whole lot of these cases. Continue Reading Posted in Collective Bargaining, Due Process, Duty to furnish information, Duty to provide information, General Counsel, Investigations, NLRA, NLRB, Section 8(a)(1), Section 8(a)(5), Uncategorized, Unfair Labor Practices, Witness statements During the last several years, the NLRB has overturned a great deal of existing precedent.Among other changes, the Board has required bargaining over discipline in newly organized units, found graduate students to be employees entitled to organize, and found that two employers may have to bargain together. Continue Reading Posted in Bargaining units, Collective Bargaining, General Counsel, Healthcare Employers, NLRA, NLRB, Protected activity, Section 7, Section 8(a)(1), Section 8(a)(5), Uncategorized, Unfair Labor Practices The NLRB recently issued a rare decision completely dismissing all allegations against an employer; rarer still because it was unanimous. 79 (May 15, 2017) the NLRB was confronted with a situation where an employee-union adherent engaged in behavior ultimately found to be inappropriate and unprotected. Continue Reading What would the holiday season be without a Christmas gift case?In the press release announcing the decisions, the agency noted that most were actually issued “the week of December 10, but were issued this week following editing and formatting which is typical for the final decisions in a Member’s term.” This is a reference to Member Hayes’ …Continue Reading Claiming that the Board “has never provided a coherent explanation” for the 50 year old rule that the obligation to continue deducting dues pursuant to a dues checkoff provision ceases upon expiration of the collective bargaining agreement, the NLRB recently announced it has overruled existing precedent.