The Paley Rothman Blog
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As the Court enters the final stretch of its 2016-2017 term, here is a look at key employment-related cases that have been, or are waiting to be, decided by the Court.
After some two years of process – involving proposed rules, amendments, delays, and public comments – the final regulations implementing the President’s Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces were published on August 25, 2016.
Over the past decade, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has increasingly and aggressively enforced Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) against private, non-union employers.
Employer Takeaway: Employment handbook provisions restricting the content or method of employees’ communications with co-workers about their employment may constitute an unfair labor practice. Employers should review these policies to ensure that they cannot be interpreted as restricting the ability of employees to discuss the terms and conditions of employment. Any restrictive provisions should be connected to a business justification and be tailored to address that justification.
Until recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) had held for roughly 30 years that franchisors cannot be liable as joint employers unless they are involved in setting wages and hiring workers. That position appears to be on the verge of a sea-change.