Rachel Mucha

NLRB: 6 reasons to check your handbook policies now

Here’s a good reason to dust off that employee handbook and re-familiarize yourself with the ins and outs of your policies. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently reviewed an employer’s handbook and issued memoranda, offering guidance on the legality of certain policies. What’s lawful, what’s not While not an official ruling from the NLRB, […]

Court ruling: Employers must send EEOC pay data by September

Attention all EEO-1 reporting employers: Some additional compliance requirements are heading your way.  A federal judge recently ruled that in addition to submitting EEO-1 surveys on employee demographic data, employers now must also report employee pay data to the Commission. The deadline for this new requirement is September 30, 2019. To fall under the EEO-1 […]

Pay transparency: A new tool to boost employee engagement

For many companies, discussing salaries has always been taboo. Some firms even required new hires to sign an agreement swearing they wouldn’t disclose their pay to co-workers.  This “loose lips sink ships” approach is largely illegal, of course: Employees are generally free to talk about pay rates as part of their rights under the National […]

Paytransparency. new tool to boost employee engagement

NLRB: 2 employer-friendly court rulings

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued two rulings that tighten up two controversial decisions issued during the Obama administration. The rulings affect the NLRB’s independent contractor standard and what type of workplace behavior constitutes a protected action under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

NLRB actions: Employers get two friendly rulings