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When the Law is Unclear, What Employers Should do

Recently, the US Department of Justice filed a brief with the US Supreme Court arguing that federal law does not provide anti-discrimination protections for individuals on the basis of gender identity. The DOJ’s position contradicts the position that the …
recently in the context of labor law. The US National Labor Relations Board has seen a drastic shift in policy and prior https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/when-law-unclear-what-employers-should-do/

Human Resource Law from Start to Finish

On Wednesday, November 7, NBI hosted an all-day seminar. They presented on Human Resource Law from Start to Finish, with topics including: - Successful hiring and recruitment steps; - Employee handbooks and policies in the 21st century; - Wage and be…
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Human Resource Law from Start to Finish

On Wednesday, November 7, join the Royal attorneys for an all-day seminar. They will be presenting on Human Resource Law from Start to Finish, with topics including: - Successful hiring and recruitment steps; - Employee handbooks and policies in the 2…
The National Labor Relations Board https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/event/human-resource-law-start-finish1/

The Purple Standard

In early August, the National Labor Relations Board announced that it was considering whether to deviate from the precedent of 2014’s Purple Communications, Inc. decision. To that end, the Board invited interested parties to submit amicus briefs on wheth…
the National Labor Relations Board announced that it was considering whether to https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/purple-standard/

Complying with the National Labor Relations Act

For employers, the most challenging aspect of complying with the National Labor Relations Act is the likelihood that National Labor Relations Board policy can change drastically over short periods of time. Over the last decade, the Obama-era NLRB greatly …
l Labor Relations Act is the likelihood that National Labor Relations Board policy can change drastically over short per https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/complying-national-labor-relations-act/

Language Course: Legislature Passes Bill Restricting Non-compete Agreements

Big changes may be on the horizon regarding non-competition agreements. For the first time, there may be legal restrictions on the terms of those agreements, and, in a major development, employers may be required to pay former employees during the non-com…
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The Art of “Rulemaking” in US Law

It may sounds crazy, but most Americans don’t know where the law comes from. Most people mistakenly assume that all laws are created through legislation. However, American law can be created in numerous different ways.
the National Labor Relations Board announced its intention to utilize this proc https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/art-rulemaking-us-law/

NLRB Issues Advisory Opinion Regarding Handbook Policies

The National Labor Relations Board recently issued an Advisory Opinion regarding common Employee Handbook polices. The Advisory marks a change in NLRB interpretation of common handbook policies.
  The National Labor Relations Board recently issued an Advisory Opinion regardin https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/nlrb-issues-advisory-opinion-regarding-handbook-policies/

Reminder to Review Handbooks as New Laws Become Effective

With two new Massachusetts employment laws going into effect this year, now is a good time for MA employers to look at their Employee Handbooks to see if any revisions may be necessary.
d also be aware of the provisions of how the National Labor Relations Board https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/reminder-review-handbooks-new-laws-become-effective/

Human Resource Law from Start to Finish

On Wednesday, November 1, the Royal attorneys presented at an all-day seminar.
and  The National Labor Relations Board https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/past-events/huma/

Human Resource Law from Start to Finish

On Wednesday, November 1, the Royal attorneys will be presenting a day-long seminar on Human Resource Law from Start to Finish
and  The National Labor Relations Board https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/event/human-resource-law-start-finish/

NLRB Case Declared in Violation of the NLRA

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently published a ruling on a 28 year old case that has important ramifications for businesses with unionized employees. In Teamsters Local 75, affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, AFL-C…
The National Labor Relations Boardline. If you have any questions about the National Labor Relations Board ruling or the National Labor Relations Act https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/nlrb-case-declared-violation-nlra/

NLRB Clarifies that Internal Union Discipline can Violate NLRA

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB’) recently ruled that internal union discipline that resulted from a member’s Facebook post violated the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”).
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NLRB Finds Employer's Request that Employee Remove Tweets to Be In Violation of the NLRA

In the matter of Chipotle Services, LLC, the National Labor Relations Board found that Chipotle's request that an employee remove tweets that Chipotle viewed as in violation of it's Social Media Code of Conduct were a violation of the National Labor Relat…
the National Labor Relations Board found that Chipotle https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/nlrb-finds-employers-request-employee-remove-tweets-be-violation-nlra/

NLRB Says Graduate Students are Employees for Unionization Purposes

The legal landscape changed dramatically this week in academia after the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision granting graduate students the legal right to unionize. This decision means that universities will now be forced to bargain with gra…
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City Hall Black Lives Matter Banner Raises Labor Law Issue

On January 18, 2016, a “Black Lives Matter” banner was hung on Northampton City Hall in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As local residents may know, the banner has since caused a controversy in the city, as it is perceived by some as spreading an an…
City may potentially find itself before the National Labor Relations Board.  Historically https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/city-hall-black-lives-matter-banner-raises-labor-law-issue/

Union Gets Second Bite of the Apple Over Technicality

Having to deal with a unionization effort is challenging enough, but having to do it a second time after a narrow success would be truly taxing. Yet, Danbury Hospital is faced with exactly this task. Specifically, Danbury Hospital’s workforce voted …
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Less Is Not More When It Comes to Union Voter Lists

The Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") for Region One recently affirmed a Hearing Officer's recommendation for a re-run election after the Danbury Hospital narrowly defeated a unionization effort, by a vote of 346 "for" and 3…
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NLRB Leaves Open Question Whether Scholarship Football Players are "Employees"

On August 17, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") issued a unanimous decision declining to exercise jurisdiction over a case brought by Northwestern University's scholarship football players seeking to unionize. The decision reviewed the Ch…
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NLRB’s Office of General Counsel Issues Guidance on Employment Policies

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Office of General Counsel has released a report offering guidance to employers on how to draft employment policies without running afoul of employees’ rights to engage in protected concerted activity under the N…
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