National Labor Relations Act Obligations for Non-Union and Union Employers
Complying with NLRA Mandates and Preparing for Heightened NLRB Enforcement
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide employment attorneys with a review of the National Labor Relations Board's current enforcement efforts, common employer missteps in complying, and strategies for employers—both non-union and union—to comply with NLRA obligations.
- Common employer pitfalls and best practices for employers
- Prohibiting wage and benefits discussions by employees
- Strict confidentiality policies
- Non-solicitation and non-distribution policies
- Bans on fraternization
- Prohibitions on use of email, blogging, Internet
- Current NLRB enforcement activity
- Proposed rule regarding posting notices in the workplace
- Increase in Section 10(j) injunctions
- Increased use of Gissel bargaining orders
- Default language in settlement agreements
- Harsher penalties for unfair labor practice charges
- Recent NLRB decisions of note
- Representation cases
- Unfair labor practices cases
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What steps has the NLRB taken recently to increase its enforcement of labor laws?
- What employee practices are considered "protected concerted" activities under the NLRA?
- What steps should non-union and union employers take to prepare for enhanced NLRB enforcement?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Peter D. Conrad
He has represented employers in numerous industries (including health care, higher education, financial services,... | Read More
He has represented employers in numerous industries (including health care, higher education, financial services, trucking, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, telecommunications, legal services, publishing, retail, broadcasting, entertainment, hotel and professional sports) in the full range of unfair labor practice and election proceedings before the NLRB for almost 30 years.Close
Eric C. Stuart
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart
He represents management in collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, union organizing campaigns, unfair labor... | Read More
He represents management in collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, union organizing campaigns, unfair labor practice and representation proceedings. He has significant experience in the construction, manufacturing and service sectors and is counsel of record in numerous reported decisions of the National Labor Relations Board.Close
Liquita L. Thompson
Baker & McKenzie
She represents employers from all types of industries in labor and employment matters. In traditional labor, she has... | Read More
She represents employers from all types of industries in labor and employment matters. In traditional labor, she has experience with the NLRA, the RLA, and the LMRA. She has litigated and advised unionized and non-unionized employers in matters such as unfair labor practice charges, union avoidance, grievances/arbitrations, collective-bargaining negotiations and other union-related matters.Close