Human Resources News & Insights

Court overturns NLRB’s dubious dress code decision

A recent ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. Circuit has reversed a highly questionable decision from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Debunking 4 myths about politics in the workplace

Do you know what the law says about handling workplace political discussions?

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.

NLRB delays posting requirement – again

The war against the NLRB’s right-to-unionize poster will continue long into the new year.

What? Bad hair day ends in NLRA violation

A supply clerk at a long-term care facility in North Carolina couldn’t “do anything with her hair,” so she wore a hat to work. And that started a process that ended with her employer being found in violation of the National Labor Relations Act.

Really? Workers vote out union, but NLRB says it can stay

The majority of a company’s employees voted against union representation, but the NLRB says they can’t kick the union out. Why? Because an angry manager made some not-so-smart comments.

New bill would help employers fight off unions

Ever suspected a union organizer was in your midst? New legislation just introduced in Congress may give employers the power to terminate certain organizers.

What’s the NLRB up to? You won’t like the answer

For years, the National Labor Relations Board was hardly a blip on the radar for non-union employers. The Obama administration’s changed all that — and it could mean new headaches for companies of all sizes.

Should you be telling workers how to unionize?

The National Labor Relations Board wants to require your company to put up a poster explaining how your employees can form a union.

Alert: Sen. Specter opposes EFCA

Senator Arlen Specter, Republican from labor-friendly PA, announced that he will not support the Employee Free Choice Act.