National Labor Relations Board General Counsel (GC) Jennifer Abruzzo recently issued a hard-hitting Memorandum urging the Board’s regional offices to consider closely the full scope of aggressive remedies she deems available to them for issuance against employers.
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Jennifer Abruzzo, the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”), recently issued a memorandum advising Regional Offices of the NLRB to seek a variety of remedies to ensure that victims of unlawful conduct under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) are made whole for losses they have suffered.
With supporters of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act unable to advance the legislation under the regular rules of the Senate, they are now attempting to move pieces of the legislation by way of special rules relating to the federal budget. Legislative language released on September 8,
As we discussed in our recent report on National Labor Relations Board General Counsel (“GC”) Jennifer Abruzzo’s August 12th agenda for the direction of NLRB case law, employers should be ready for an aggressive expansion of remedies that the NLRB will seek. In the short time since the GC’s memorandum
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) must reconsider its newest ruling on the rights of certain employees to access private property to engage in activity on behalf of a union, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has directed in an August 31, 2021, decision remanding NLRB
As general background, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent federal agency vested with the power to safeguard employees’ rights to organize and to determine whether to have unions as their bargaining representative. The agency also acts to prevent and remedy unfair labor practices committed by private sector
There’s a new sheriff in town at the National Labor Relations Board, and she is charting a new course for the Board. On August 12, the NLRB’s new general counsel (GC), Jennifer Abruzzo, issued Memorandum 21-04, instructing NLRB regional directors on her litigation priorities.
National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer A. Abruzzo’s appointment and subsequent July confirmation marked a shift to a pro-labor perspective. On August 12, 2021, Abruzzo issued her
The Senate confirmed two union lawyers – David Prouty and Gwynne Wilcox – to seats on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on July 28, 2021, ensuring a Democratic majority for the first time in almost four years.
This follows the Senate’s confirmation of Jennifer A. Abruzzo, President Joe Biden’s
Last Wednesday, President Joe Biden needed a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Kamala Harris to confirm his nomination of Jennifer Abruzzo for General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board. The Senate split the vote along party lines
In This Issue Brian in Brief Acting GC Takes Bold Pro-Labor Actions Biden’s Labor Task Force Seeks Union Surge State AGs Slam PRO Act’s Elimination of Right-to-Work Other NLRB Developments
Ogletree Deakins’ Traditional Labor Relations Practice Group is pleased to announce the publication of the Summer 2021 issue of the Practical NLRB Advisor. This issue offers insight into the significant and accelerated changes in labor relations policy we have seen since President Joe Biden took office.
Despite concerns over potential employee confusion about when they must exercise their right to petition for an election to decertify their union representative, in an April 21, 2021, decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) chose to retain the contract bar doctrine as it exists.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) dismissed a union’s push to organize a micro unit of 87 employees at a Nissan assembly plant in Tennessee based on the traditional community-of-interest standards for determining whether a unit is appropriate. Nissan North America, Inc., 10-RC-273024 (June 11, 2021).
The International Association of
On May 26, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden nominated Gwynne Wilcox to fill an open seat on the National Labor Relations Board. Wilcox is currently a senior partner at a labor-side labor and employment firm, and is assistant general counsel to the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1199