NLRB and DOL Gang Up On Employers with Referral System

By | HR Legalist | October 14, 2014
NLRB and DOL Gang Up On Employers with Referral System

In August 2014, by Memorandum OM 14-77, the National Labor relations Board (NLRB) notified its Regional Offices that NLRB agents should take an active role in notifying employees who file unfair labor practice charges of their rights and potential claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and under the Occupation Safety and Health (OSH) Act.

NLRB, Ignoring Criticism from the Courts, Overrules Planned Building Services in Pressroom Cleaners

A Board Majority has used Pressroom Cleaners, 361 NLRB No. 57 (September 30, 2014) to overrule Planned Building Services, 347 NLRB 670 (2006), a decision that had responded to the criticism of various Courts with respect to the remedies imposed by the Board in successorship cases. Members Miscimarra and Johnson filed a lengthy and well-reasoned dissent.