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James R. Redeker
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Posted 02.21.17
A (Slow) Right Turn for the NLRB
The last eight years under the Obama administration's National Labor Relations Board have been confusing, perplexing and pocked with pitfalls for union-free employers. With a new administration, what's expected to happen with the NLRB?
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James R. Redeker
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Posted 10.05.16
Columbia University Decision: More Pro-Labor Activism By The National Labor Relations Board
Commentary on the NLRB's Columbia University Decision
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James R. Redeker
Partner
Posted 02.23.16
Smile. You’re on my Camera
Information on the NLRB's ruling to allow employees to make audio and video recordings while on the job.
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James R. Redeker
Partner
Posted 10.16.15
What’s Next? More Bad News For Employers
In August, the Labor Board reversed thirty years of precedent in its Browning-Ferris decision. It is poised to do it again. This time the precedent dates back to 1973. In Browning-Ferris, the Board expanded the joint employer test from whether the host employer exercises direct control over agency employees to include whether the host employer exercises indirect control (e.g., host employer supervisors tell agency supervisors what their employees should do) and/or have possible control (e.g., the contract with the agency retains direct or indirect control over agency employee wage/hour costs).
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James R. Redeker
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Posted 09.29.15
Feeding Parasites
Just in case you have not noticed, the Labor Board has created a popular, new protected class – workplace complainers. Complainers may be a cancer in your workforce, but for the very reason they are a cancer, they are protected by the National Labor Relations Act.