NLRB

The Death of Courtesy and Civility Under the National Labor Relations Act

By | Socially Aware Blog | October 1, 2014

In 2012, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the “Board”) found a “courtesy” policy unlawful. Since then, the NLRB has continued to create more and more tension between the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA or the “Act”) and employers’ legitimate interests in maintaining and enforcing workplace guidelines governing courtesy in a nondiscriminatory fashion.

Religious Accommodation in the NFL!

Religious Accommodation in the NFL!

So, as we all know, the NFL is having a rough patch.  (And as a Baltimore Ravens fan, the past month has been particularly painful for me).  I was particularly intrigued by the latest (non-Ray Rice-related) gaffe – the penalty imposed on Kansas City Chiefs’ Husain Abdullah for bowing in Muslim prayer after intercepting a Tom Brady pass and running it back for a touchdown.