Court OK’s Employee Picketing at Hospital Entrances

A federal appeals court just approved the right of off-duty hospital employees to picket their employer under certain circumstances. Is picketing on premises presumptively permissible? Capital Medical Center of Olympia, WA, was engaged in a ...

Supreme Court Dumps Public Sector Union Fees

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court issued the long-awaited opinion in Janus v. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31 holding that the First Amendment prevents public sector unions from ...

NLRB Issues New Rules on Validity of Handbooks and Policies

  • Jun 19, 2018
  • Labor Law
  • John C. Hauge and Grant S. Gibeau

The NLRB’s General Counsel recently issued guidance for employers outlining the analysis by which the NLRB (“the Board”) will evaluate the lawfulness of handbook provisions and work rules promulgated and maintained by employers. As we ...