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Can We Prohibit Employees from Discussing Pay?

  • By Steve Meilleur
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  • Feb 02, 2016

Summary: We are in the middle of a merger with another company, and employees are talking about their pay and benefits, which is disruptive to the merger talks. Can we prohibit them from discussing their pay?
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Topics: Salary, National Labor Relations Act NLRA

Employee, or Independent Contractor? - The NLRB Issues New Standards (A Followup)

  • By Steve Meilleur
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  • Nov 06, 2014

Summary: On September 30, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision in which it “refined” the test for determining whether individuals performing services for an employer are employees, who are covered by the National Labor Relations Act, or independent contractors, who are not.
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Topics: National Labor Relations Act NLRA, Department of Labor DOL

Are Your Policies In Line With the NLRA? (Part 3 of 3)

  • By Steve Meilleur
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  • Oct 31, 2014

Summary: Part 1 of this blog pointed out that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and General Counsel is expected to continue to view the "interference" prohibition of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) expansively, and is planning to continue, if not increase, scrutiny of employer policies. In Part 2 of this blog, the first 6 of the 9 specific types of employer policies that are in the NLRB's sights were discussed. In the final part of this blog, we present the last 3 of these types of employer policies, and some specific “takeaways” are presented.
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Topics: Unions, National Labor Relations Act NLRA