NLRB Rescinds Four Provisions of the 2019 Election Rule and Delays Implementation of Remaining Provisions After DC Circuit Court Decision

March 09, 2023 Today, the Federal Register filed for public inspection the NLRB’s notice to rescind four provisions from the Board’s Rules and Regulations contained in the Final Rule on representation case procedures published on December 18, 2019. This action complies with a recent decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the District […]

National Labor Relations Board and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announce New Partnership to Address Employer Surveillance, Monitoring, Data Collection, and Financial Practices in the Workplace

March 07, 2023 Today, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) creating a formal partnership between the two agencies to better protect American workers and address practices of employer surveillance, monitoring, data collection, and employer-driven debt, which can […]

Board Rules that Employers May Not Offer Severance Agreements Requiring Employees to Broadly Waive Labor Law Rights

February 21, 2023 Today, the Board issued a decision in McLaren Macomb, returning to longstanding precedent holding that employers may not offer employees severance agreements that require employees to broadly waive their rights under the National Labor Relations Act. The decision involved severance agreements offered to furloughed employees that prohibited them from making statements that […]