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Breaking News: NLRB Files Consolidated Complaints Against McDonald's Franchisor and Franchisees

For the second time in a month I am writing a supplemental post. The previous one, which you can find here was about the US Supreme Court decision that employers do not have to pay employees for the time they spend in post-shift security checks. 635 more words

National Labor Relations Board

McDonald's hit with labor violation complaints

By Daniel Wiessner

Dec 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Friday filed complaints against McDonald’s Corp and its franchises for alleged labor violations, including the illegal firing and intimidation of staff who protested working conditions. 197 more words


NLRB: McDonald’s Retaliation Against Workers Who Participated In Protests Violates Their Rights

McDonald’s and some of its franchisees retaliated against workers who participated in protests and other demonstrations over hours and working conditions, the National Labor Relations Board said today, in announcing several complaints it filed accusing the fast-food chain of violating workers’ rights with “discriminatory discipline.” 247 more words

National Labor Relations Board Issues Final Ambush Elections Rule

The U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) passed regulations governing representation-case procedures under its National Labor Relations Act, which were first proposed in June 2011. 420 more words


NLRB Rules Employers Must Allow Employees to Use Its Email System for Union Activities

By Edwin S. Hopson

Recently the NLRB issued its decision in Purple Communications, Inc., 361 NLRB No. 126 (2014), holding that an employer’s email system must be made available to its employees for the purpose of engaging in union activity… 184 more words

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NLRB Adopts "Quickie" Election Rule

Stephen R. McCutcheon, Jr., Attorney at Law

December 15, 2014

As was expected, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) adopted a new rule to expedite elections union representation cases… 598 more words

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