And You Thought the NLRA Was There to Protect the Worker?

Stephen R. McCutcheon, Jr., Attorney at Law The National Labor Relations Act was adopted to guarantee the right of employees to organize, engage in collective bargaining, or take other collective action regarding the terms and conditions of employment. The Act expressly recognizes not only that there may be inequality of bargaining power between employees and … More And You Thought the NLRA Was There to Protect the Worker?

NLRB May Not Be Satisfied by Express Disclaimers Protecting Section 7 Rights

Stephen R. McCutcheon, Jr., Attorney at Law Employers prepare employee handbooks and their employment policies to state the company’s position on important legal issues, and inform employees of company policies and procedures. There are a variety of employment policies that may impact rights protected under the NLRA, including policies regarding arbitration of claims, class actions, … More NLRB May Not Be Satisfied by Express Disclaimers Protecting Section 7 Rights

NLRB Invites Briefing On Requiring Employers to Open Their E-Mail Systems to Union Organizing

Stephen R. McCutcheon, Jr., Attorney at Law NLRB General Counsel Griffin indicated in a memo approximately two months ago that he intended to attack the President Bush-era decision in Register Guard, 351 NLRB 1110 (2007) which held that employees do not have a statutory right under the NLRA to use their employer’s e-mail system for … More NLRB Invites Briefing On Requiring Employers to Open Their E-Mail Systems to Union Organizing