Recently by Patricia A. Dunn
What’s The Deal? The Affordable Care Act In Labor Negotiations
The Affordable Care Act infuses new complexities into bargaining health insurance benefits. In past years, the challenge for many employers in bargaining has been to control escalating insurance costs and shift a greater share of costs to employees. Those challenges were hard enough. But now,...Read More
NLRB's Social Media Initiative: Not Much To "Like”
Under the mantra of preserving workers’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) has actively pursued a number of initiatives designed to extend the Act’s protections and expand...Read More
Facebook, Twitter And Social Media In The Workplace - Is The NLRB Your "Friend"?
With employees posting comments about their workplaces on Facebook, Twitter and other social media, employers face new and substantial risks when they attempt to regulate those communications through social media policies and disciplinary actions. Underscoring those risks, the National Labor...Read More