Labor Law

CLAIM IS PREEMPTED BY THE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT Although supervisors generally are not covered by the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), which protects “employees” from unfair labor practices, there is an exception that exists where a supervisor may bring a claim under the NLRA...

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or “the Board”) continues its assault on basic contractual rights.  Its current target is the commonly used at-will disclaimer in employment contracts.  The Board has taken the position that employers violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) simply by requiring employees...

An interstate water company is on the hook for millions of dollars after the NLRB held that the employer had declared an impasse in contract negotiations and changed employee benefits without first informing state agencies that there was a labor dispute in progress.   The NLRB’s decision...