Board Rules Workplace Policies Limiting Wearing Union Insignia, including Union Apparel, are Unlawful Absent Special Circumstances

August 29, 2022 Today, the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision in Tesla, Inc., in which the Board overruled Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 368 NLRB No. 146 (2019), and reaffirmed longstanding precedent holding that employer attempts to impose any restriction on the display of union insignia, including by wearing union apparel, are presumptively unlawful, absent […]

Election Petitions Up 53%, Board Continues to Reduce Case Processing Time in FY22

October 06, 2022 In Fiscal Year 2022 (October 1, 2021-September 30, 2022), 2,510 union representation petitions were filed with NLRB’s 48 Field Offices—a 53% increase from the 1,638 petitions field in FY2021. This is the highest number of union representation petitions filed since FY2016. Unfair labor practice (ULP) charges filed with NLRB Field Offices also […]

NLRB Extends Time for Submitting Comments on Proposed Rule Concerning the Joint-Employer Standard

October 14, 2022 To allow sufficient time for parties to file initial comments, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has extended the deadline for submitting comments on its proposed rule concerning the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act. Interested parties may now file comments on or before Wednesday, December 7, […]