Entries by Marc J Bloch

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Return of Obama Era Employee Standards? Company Email and Handbooks for Union Organizing Under Biden

September 13, 2021  All new presidential administrations lay out their agenda for prospective action for each respective executive agency.  On August 12, 2021, the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (Board or NLRB), Jennifer Abruzzo, issued a seven-page memorandum titled, “Mandatory Submission to Advice.”  The “Advice” section of the General Counsel’s  staff is […]

General Counsel for NLRB Proposing to Re-Visit Employee Representation in Non-Union Settings & Unilateral Employer Action in Collective Bargaining

October 19, 2021  As mentioned in my article several weeks ago, the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) sought to revisit numerous Trump/Bush Board decisions.  This article will discuss two disparate decisional areas: Representation of non-union employees during a potential disciplinary investigation. When can an employer act unilaterally during the […]