Human Resources News & Insights

30 employee handbook do’s and don’ts from the NLRB

To help employers craft handbooks that don’t violate the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board has issued a compilation of rules it has found to be illegal — and rewritten them to illustrate how they can comply with the law.

Landmark Supreme Court ruling gives HR a powerful tool to prevent pay lawsuits

Employers everywhere will likely rush to get their employees to sign the type of employment agreement the High Court just ruled has great power to protect businesses from costly wage-and-hour lawsuits.

New pro-employer NLRB gives HR an early Christmas present

If you had any doubts the GOP-controlled National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) would take a more employer-friendly stance on workplace issues, recent rulings should put those fears to rest.

Workers complaining about pay? What you can’t say to them now

There are three phrases you and your managers must be careful NOT to say to employees who walk off the job complaining about pay or scheduling. 

4 more rules the NLRB says to cut from your handbooks now

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has struck again in the name of protecting employees’ speech rights. 

Workers can get away with what? A ruling you have to see to believe

A U.S. appeals court just issued some news employers will find very disturbing: There are times when employers have to just stand by and watch their workers disparage their businesses. 

NLRB fails to apply ‘common sense,’ gets smackdown in court

This new court ruling is a clear shot across the bow of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). 

Employee handbooks: Feds spell out what you can, can’t include

HR pros may want to take a closer look at their employee handbook — and ASAP.

NLRB thwarts another common employer practice

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has taken a hacksaw to yet common employer rule – even when it’s unwritten.

Answers to tricky HR questions: Managers and the Labor Board

Our team of experts fields real-life, everyday questions from HR managers and gives practical answers that can be applied by any HR pro in the same situation. Today’s issue: Managers making comments about their workplace on social networks.