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Republican-Led NLRB Likely to Change Obama-Era Policies

For the first time in years the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), is back under Republican control with the swearing in of William Emanuel on September 26, 2017.  With a Republican majority, we will likely see sweeping change in NLRB decisions and policy over the next few years.  The new majority will be able to […]

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Expected Changes to Workplace Laws Under President Trump – Part II

In Part I of this series, we examined expected changes at the U.S. Department of Labor under President Trump’s presidency.  In Part II, we will take a look at changes already made, and others expected to come, at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  Under a Trump administration we […]

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Office Pools and Workplace Solicitations…Are You Taking a Gamble?

Before you kick back with a box of Thin Mints to watch the next NCAA championship game, you may want to take a moment to consider your company’s policies with respect to workplace gambling and solicitation. Sure, that March Madness office pool you’re participating in is fun, and those Girl Scout cookies your colleague sold […]

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Be Aware! NLRB Issues Memorandums Making Unionization Faster and Easier Than Ever

A recent National Labor Relations Board Memorandum, 15-08, has changed the manner in which unions obtain their required “showing of interest.” The General Counsel issued a memorandum which states, “effective immediately, parties may submit electronic signatures in support of a showing of interest.” This has modified the process in which a union election petition must […]

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New NLRB “Joint Employer Ruling” Could Have Wide-Ranging Implications

In a recent decision, the impact of which will not be clear for some time, the National Labor Relations Board has significantly modified and relaxed its standard for finding that a company that uses a staffing contractor or that has franchises is a joint employer of the employees of the contractor or franchise. The new […]

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The Clock Is Ticking… 10 Steps to Protect Your Business from a Union Organizing Attempt Before its Too Late!

On April 14, 2015, The National Labor Relations Board’s new “Quickie Election” rule officially took effect.  This new rule poses a real threat to companies of all sizes and industries. How can you prepare your business before a union attempt takes place? As a leader in keeping workplaces union-free, PMP has decades of experience helping […]

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N.L.R.B.’s Posting Requirement Contested

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) did not have the authority to require employers to post a notice informing workers of (among other things) their rights to form and/or join a union. Mark B. Portnoy President

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