NLRB Asks High Court Not To Review DirecTV Firing Dispute - Law360 (subscription)

On August 17, 2017, in NLRB, by Staff

NLRB Asks High Court Not To Review DirecTV Firing DisputeLaw360 (subscription)Law360, Miami (August 17, 2017, 6:38 PM EDT) — The National Labor Relations Board asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to reject a petition from a DirecTV Inc. contractor to review a D.C. Circuit decision backing the NLRB’s finding that Florida …and more …read […]

NLRB Tells Supreme Court It Opposes Class-Action Waivers - SHRM

On August 17, 2017, in NLRB, by Staff

SHRMNLRB Tells Supreme Court It Opposes Class-Action WaiversSHRMEmployees can bring class-action lawsuits despite having signed arbitration agreements’ class-action waivers, according to a brief filed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in three consolidated cases before the Supreme Court. Class-action … …read more

Divided NLRB Rules Employer Policy Protecting Customer Information Is Lawful - JD Supra (press release)

On August 17, 2017, in NLRB, by Staff

Divided NLRB Rules Employer Policy Protecting Customer Information Is LawfulJD Supra (press release)Employers can prohibit the use by employees of the names, social security numbers and credit card numbers of customers in furtherance of organizational activities. If this seems like it should have been a foregone conclusion, a recent case from the … …read more

Snap judgements: Attorneys weigh in on fired Google engineer's chances at NLRB - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

On August 17, 2017, in NLRB, by Staff

Massachusetts Lawyers WeeklySnap judgements: Attorneys weigh in on fired Google engineer’s chances at NLRBMassachusetts Lawyers WeeklyHow will now-former Google engineer James Damore fare with his complaint to the National Labor Relations Board, filed in response to his firing over a memo he wrote criticizing Google’s diversity programs? “Damore’s memo should be protected under the …and […]

The NLRB/EEOC Landmine – When Does Offensive Speech Amount to Protected Activity? - JD Supra (press release)

On August 17, 2017, in NLRB, by Staff

The NLRB/EEOC Landmine – When Does Offensive Speech Amount to Protected Activity?JD Supra (press release)The day he was terminated, Damore filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), apparently claiming that his manifesto was protected activity and the company was trying to silence him by threatening his employment. (The actual … …read more