On April 14, the NLRB found that a California hospital had repeatedly failed to bargain in good faith with a union representing its registered nurses and that an order requiring the hospital to reimburse the union for six months of negotiating expenses was warranted. Fallbrook Hospital Corp., 360 NLRB
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In A “Startling” And “Troubling” Decision, The Board Requires An Employer To Continue Providing Annual Wage Increases Beyond Contract Expiration
By Seyfarth Shaw on
Posted in Collective Bargaining, Current Events, NLRB, Unfair Labor Practices
By Kenneth R. Dolin.
In a decision that Board Member Hayes found “startling” and “troubling,” the Board required an employer to continue providing wage increases post-contract expiration. Specifically, the Board in Finley Hospital, 359 NLRB No. 9 (September 24, 2012), recently found that an employer had a statutory duty to maintain the…