New NLRB Guidance on Employee Handbooks: Complying With New Rules After the Boeing Decision
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss the recent GC memorandum, delve into the three categories of handbook rules outlined in Boeing, and discuss the practical application of the Boeing standard when evaluating workplace policies.
- Overview of the Boeing decision and its resultant test for determining whether workplace policies violate the NLRA
- Discussion of the NLRB’s 2018 guidance and clarification of Boeing
- What to expect from the NLRB in applying the Boeing test to contested workplace rules
- Practical guidance for employers on how to evaluate, modify, or justify handbook rules and policies in light of the new test and rule-categorization system
The panel will review these and other high priority topics:
- What is the Boeing standard for evaluating workplace policies?
- How is the NLRB applying the Boeing standard when reviewing workplace policies for lawfulness?
- What does Boeing mean for employers or their counsel when drafting and reviewing workplace policies?
- What is the practical application of the Boeing test and categories, and what can employers expect from the NLRB regarding enforcement?
John S. Bolesta
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Mr. Bolesta represents management in a wide variety of labor and employment litigation matters. He represents clients... | Read More
Mr. Bolesta represents management in a wide variety of labor and employment litigation matters. He represents clients in a broad range of industries during union organizing attempts and litigation before the NLRB, contract negotiation and labor arbitrations. Additionally, Mr. Bolesta advises clients on best practices in employee relations and the development of comprehensive labor strategies to preserve the ability to maintain direct relationships with employees. He also regularly counsels clients on all aspects of federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity and fair employment practices laws and regulations, and regularly advises clients on confidentiality, trade secrets and noncompete matters.Close
Michelle S. Harkavy
Ms. Harkavy's practice is focused on the representation of employers in legal issues related to both labor... | Read More
Ms. Harkavy's practice is focused on the representation of employers in legal issues related to both labor relations and employment law. In addition to her labor relations and litigation experience, a large portion of Ms. Harkavy's practice is focused on preventive advice, including drafting employee handbooks, conducting policy review, and presenting management training programs on a variety of employment and labor law topics.Close
Teresa R. (Terri) Tracy
Freeman Freeman & Smiley
Ms. Tracy represents management in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation, including wrongful... | Read More
Ms. Tracy represents management in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation, including wrongful termination, discrimination, wage and hour, class action, union organizing campaigns, grievances and arbitrations, and collective bargaining. She also provides preventive services, including comprehensive counseling and training.Close