NLRB Issues Three Decisions Overturning Obama-era Precedents

Submitted by Ali Law Group PC on December 28, 2019 Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), released three new decisions which overturned significant Obama-era precedents. The decisions establish that: (i) employers can restrict employees’ use of emails for nonbusiness purposes; (ii) workplace policies covering confidentiality during workplace investigations are lawful; and (iii) employers can … Read more

NLRB Vacates Joint-Employer Decision

Submitted by Ali Law Group PC on March 10, 2018 On February 26, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued an Order vacating its recent decision which overturned the broad standard applied in determining joint employment. As we previously reported, on December 14, 2017, in Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors and Brandt Construction Co., the NLRB … Read more

Does Your Employee Handbook Violate the NLRA?

Submitted by Ali Law Group PC on December 7, 2016 The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) is an under-utilized law protecting union and non-union employee rights. Many employers do not realize that it applies to them, but the NLRA actually applies to just about every private employer whether or not your workplace is unionized. Section … Read more

Former Trader Joe’s Employee Says He Was Fired for Not Smiling

Submitted by Ali Law Group PC on November 18, 2016 Ex-Trader Joe’s employee Thomas Nagle recently filed an unfair labor practices charge with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against the health and gourmet food chain headquartered in California with more than 400 stores nationwide. In addition to complaining of workplace hazards and harassment by … Read more