Key 2016 NLRB Rulings Impacting Non-Union and Union Employers: Avoiding Pitfalls in an Evolving Legal Environment
Navigating Rulings on Management Rights Clauses, Email Prohibitions, Joint Employer Liability, Overly-Broad Work Rules and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss key National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rulings during 2016—a landmark year for NLRB rulings—that will likely create compliance challenges for both union and non-union employers in 2017 and beyond. The panel will discuss the impact of the NLRB’s decisions and strategies for employers to avoid legal pitfalls. The panel will concentrate on management rights clauses, employer restrictions on employee use of company email, joint employer liability, overly-broad work rules, union requests for employee statements and more.
- 2016 NLRB decisions and best practices for union and non-union employers
- Management rights clauses
- Employer restrictions on employee use of company email
- Joint employer liability
- Overly-broad work rules
- Union requests for employee statements
- Other NLRB recent enforcement activity and best practices for union and non-union employers
- Protected concerted activity and social media
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What legal issues did the NLRB’s 2016 rulings address?
- What questions remain for union and non-union employers following the NLRB’s 2016 decisions?
- What steps should non-union and union employers take to ensure compliance with NLRA requirements in 2017 and beyond?
Baker & McKenzie
Mr. Darch represents and counsels client in the areas of Labor and Employment law. His experience includes... | Read More
Mr. Darch represents and counsels client in the areas of Labor and Employment law. His experience includes representation in such matters as Title VII, sexual harassment, ADEA, ADA, employment-at-will, retaliatory discharge, race and national origin discrimination, FMLA, wage and hour, veterans status, COBRA, ERISA, state common law claims, and executive employment agreements.Close
Jason W. Kearnaghan
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Mr. Kearnaghan represents employers in state and federal courts with respect to all facets of employment law including... | Read More
Mr. Kearnaghan represents employers in state and federal courts with respect to all facets of employment law including wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, and hostile work environment. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to the defense of complex wage and hour class action litigation. He has experience representing employers in union negotiations, organizing campaigns, elections, union grievance proceedings and unfair labor proceedings. He also represents clients before state and federal administrative agencies.Close
John S. Ferrer
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart
Mr. Ferrer counsels employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters. His practice focuses on traditional... | Read More
Mr. Ferrer counsels employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters. His practice focuses on traditional labor law, including all matters arising under the NLRA, labor arbitrations, collective bargaining and union organizing campaigns. He also regularly counsels clients regarding the labor and employment aspects of corporate transactions. He successfully handles numerous unfair labor practice and representation cases before the NLRB and in federal courts. He began his career with the NLRB and presents on speaker panels regarding significant NLRB decisions.Close