By:  Jeremy P.  Sherman, Esq.

In one of the most anticipated labor relations cases in decades, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments today in Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall on whether pre-recognition agreements that assist union organizing efforts are illegal.

Factual Background

Martin Mulhall, an employee of Mardi Gras Gaming in Florida

By:  Nicholas R. Clements, Esq.

The Supreme Court announced today that it will hear the pivotal labor relations case, NLRB v. Noel Canning, during its 2013-2014 term.  Seyfarth Employer Labor Relations bloggers have written extensively about the Noel Canning matter since January 25, 2013.  See, e.g.,  here and here.  On that date, the U.S.

By Joshua M. Henderson.

Not to put it too indelicately, but has the NLRB made a fetish of the Section 7 right to engage in “concerted activities . . . for mutual aid or protection” — in the sense of rendering it excessive attention, even reverence?  One can easily conclude from its recent decisions