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NLRB advice on confidential investigations has lawyers reading tea leaves

WASHINGTON – The employment bar was roiled last year when the National Labor Relations Board ruled that a company policy requiring employees to keep interviews related to internal investigations confidential violated federal labor law. But since then, the agency has ...

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NLRB class action ruling under fire

WASHINGTON – One year after the National Labor Relations Board sent shock waves through the labor and employment bar by ruling that mandatory arbitration clauses barring class actions violated the National Labor Relations Act, the decision is coming under direct ...

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NLRB: Arbitration policy violated workers’ rights

A mandatory arbitration policy prohibiting class proceedings in the employee handbook of the nationwide fitness chain 24 Hour Fitness violated workers’ federally protected rights to take concerted action, a National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge has ruled.

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New memos modify NLRB’s stance on at-will clauses

WASHINGTON – After stirring up the employment bar with two cases finding that at-will employment clauses in non-union workplaces violated federal labor laws by potentially stifling concerted activity, the National Labor Relations Board has issued two guidance memos that offer ...

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NLRB ruling takes aim at confidential investigations

WASHINGTON – A recent National Labor Relations Board ruling holding that a company committed an unfair labor practice by requiring employees to agree to keep internal investigation interviews confidential is sending employers scrambling to change their policies.

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New NLRB focus: At-will employment pacts

WASHINGTON – In most American workplaces, at-will employment clauses in employee handbooks and agreements are as common as break room water coolers. But recent cases brought by the National Labor Relations Board alleging that some at-will policy agreements violate federal ...

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NLRB launches new web page

WASHINGTON – The National Labor Relations Board has launched a new web page as part of a public awareness campaign to inform employees, even those who are not union members, of their right to engage in protected concerted activity under ...

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