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  • Overruling Precedent, Board Finds Violation May Be Established Without Specific Unfair Labor Practice Complaint Allegation

    In a decision having far-reaching implications, a National Labor Relations Board panel  consisting of Chairman Mark Gaston Pierce and Members Kent Hirozawa and Lauren McFerran, (Member Miscimarra dissented) has overruled almost 10 years of NLRB precedent, deciding  that a violation of the National Labor Relations Act could be found based on an employer’s failure to … Continue Reading The post Overruling Precedent, Board Finds Violation May Be Established Without Specific Unfair Labor Practice Complaint Allegation appeared first on Labor & Collective Bargaining.
    July 28, 2016
  • Ham-Handed Tactic? NLRB Says Union Giveaway Not Grounds for Setting Aside Election Victory

    A union’s gift of free hams on the eve of an NLRB-conducted election did not influence the outcome, a union victory, the National Labor Relations Board has determined. Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc., 08-CA-164447 (July 8, 2016). The union had distributed holiday hams to eligible voters five or six days prior to the election. After the … Continue Reading The post Ham-Handed Tactic? NLRB Says Union Giveaway Not Grounds for Setting Aside Election Victory appeared first on Labor & Collective Bargaining.
    July 25, 2016

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