By:  Kenneth R. Dolin, Esq. &  David L.  Streck, Esq.

 Here we go again.  The National Labor Relations Board (“Board” or “NLRB”)  has adopted its expedited election rules that have been previously proposed twice and approved in part once, only to be ruled invalid by the United States District Court for the District

By:  Anne D. Harris. Esq.

We recently blogged here about a group of Northwestern University football players who filed a petition for union representation. 

On February 12, 2014, the Board held a hearing on the football players’ petition.  Represented by the College Athletes Players Association (“CAPA”), the football players and Northwestern counsel each provided

By:  Howard M. Wexler, Esq.

Still searching for a last minute Labor Day present for that special someone?  Well, you’re in luck.  The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) announced today that is has launched a free app available for both iPhone and Android users that, “provides employers, employees and unions with information regarding their rights

By:  Michele Haydel Gehrke, Esq.

On July 26, 2013, NLRB Administrative Law Judge Jeffrey D. Wedekind ruled that The Boeing Co.’s policy of routinely asking employees to refrain from discussing any investigation with other employees was unlawful.  This decision is in line with the Board’s earlier decisions, including Banner Estrella Medical Center, 358

By Christian J. Rowley, Esq.

On May 7, 2013, in yet another significant legal setback for the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”), a unanimous panel of  the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (“D.C. Circuit”) invalidated the Board’s 2011 rule (“Rule”) mandating that all employers subject to the National

By Marc R. Jacobs, Esq.

           In Design Technology Group LLC d/b/a Bettie Page Clothing, 359 NLRB No. 96 (4/19/13), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continued its aggressive efforts to regulate the workplace implications of social media in non-union workplaces.  In this decision, the NLRB: (a) determined that several employees had engaged in

By:  Ashley Kircher

On Tuesday, an NLRB administrative law judge ruled that two provisions in an employment agreement signed by all of Quicken Loans, Inc.’s mortgage bankers violated Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act.  See Quicken Loans, Inc., Case No. 28-CA-75857.  ALJ Joel Biblowitz found that the provisions, which were meant to