Tagged: Unfair Labor Practice

NLRB ALJ Strikes (Employer Policies) Again!

In a recent decision, a NLRB administrative law judge (the “ALJ”) found three policies in the Dish Network’s nationally-distributed handbook unlawful: a social media policy, a policy that restricts contact with the media, and a policy that restricts contact with government agencies. While the challenge to the social media policy is nothing new, the decision serves as a reminder for union and non-union employers alike that no policy is safe from scrutiny by the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board” or the “NLRB”).

April 30, 2012 Deadline for Compliance with NLRB Employee Rights Posting Requirement May Be Extended Again

As we have previously reported in the Employment Law Alert, an National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) final rule adopted last August requires most private sector employers — including companies that are not unionized — to post in their workplaces a Notice of Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act. The deadline for employers to comply, which has been extended twice in the wake of lawsuits challenging the Board’s authority to issue the rule is currently set for April 30, 2012.