NLRB Rules Use of “Scabby the Rat” Valid Against Secondary Employer

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled that a union displaying a “Scabby the Rat” inflatable in front of a neutral secondary employer was a valid exercise of their First Amendment rights. However, the court failed to create a distinct rule that determined what was, or was not, a valid exercise of union speech under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). This decision may indicate that other, similar protests will become more common against secondary employers in the future. Continue reading “NLRB Rules Use of “Scabby the Rat” Valid Against Secondary Employer”

Social Media May Leave Employers Vulnerable

Social media has been integrated into all aspects of American society, including within the workplace. Employers must be mindful of social media policies and practices as applied to employment issues protected under the National Labor Regulations Board (NLRB) as well as any other regulatory government agencies. Continue reading “Social Media May Leave Employers Vulnerable”

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