NLRB General Counsel Charts New Course for the Board

  • Aug 17, 2021
  • NLRB
  • David Richie

Last week, the recently sworn-in NLRB General Counsel, Jennifer Abruzzo, issued a memorandum setting forth the Board’s new enforcement priorities, which include a review (and potential overruling) of decisions issued by the Board during the ...

Labor Board Says the Contract Bar is Here to Stay

  • Apr 22, 2021
  • NLRB
  • Grant S. Gibeau

In a decision issued yesterday, April 21, 2021, the National Labor Relations Board affirmed that it would continue to follow and enforce the long-established “contract-bar doctrine,” which provides unions with protection from ouster during most ...

Employers Cheer Labor Board’s New Rules on Union Elections

  • Dec 17, 2019
  • NLRB
  • Laura I. Bernstein

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently announced new rules for representation case procedures which will come as welcome news to employers. Many of the changes revise the 2014 Obama-era Board’s so-called “quickie” election rules ...