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Jonathan Nadler
Attorney, baseball fan
Attorney, baseball fan
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Solicitor General to NLRB in Murphy Oil case: You're On Your Own, and We Will Ask SCOTUS to Rule Against Board
In an extremely unusual turn of events, the U.S. Solicitor General has reversed course and informed the Supreme Court that it now opposes the position of the NLRB in  Murphy Oil , an important case regarding the validity of employment arbitration agreements...
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Whistleblower Alert: SEC Slaps Employer with $265k Penalty for Common Severance Agmt Language
The SEC recently announced  it imposed a six-figure penalty on an employer for including what is (or what used to be) garden-variety language in a severance agreement, for violating the whistleblower provisions of Dodd-Frank. In an apparent effort to comply...
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What Took So Long? NLRB Rules Teaching Assistants Covered By NLRA, May Organize
In a decision anticipated by both labor and management since the start of the Obama administration in 2009, the NLRB announced today that private university teaching assistants are "employees" as defined in the National Labor Relations Act, and therefore ma...
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Whistleblower Alert: SEC Slaps Employer with $265k Penalty for Common Severance Agmt Language
The SEC recently announced  it imposed a six-figure penalty on an employer for including what is (or what used to be) garden-variety language in a severance agreement, for violating the whistleblower provisions of Dodd-Frank. In an apparent effort to comply...
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NLRB Expands Protections for Employees to Engage in Abusive, Profane Facebook Outbursts
In a decision issued on March 31, 2015, the NLRB issued a  decision  ordering an employer to reinstate an employee who was terminated following an abuse, profane Facebook posting directed at a manager. The employee's Facebook post stated in part: "[My manag...
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NLRB Implements Limits on Deferral to Arbitration
Following its December 2014 decision in Babcock & Wilcox , upending decades of precedent and limiting the circumstances in which the NLRB will defer to arbitration proceedings between and employer and a union, the NLRB General Counsel has issued guidance as...
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ADA Duty to Accommodate Applies to Drug Testing
The EEOC recently announced a six-figure settlement and consent decree with Kmart in a case that underscores the importance of considering the duty to provide reasonable accommodations in every aspect of employee relations.  According to the EEOC's press re...
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Court Rules Employer Allowed to Require Employee SSN, Despite Religious Objection
Can an employer demand that employees provide their Social Security number as a condition of employment, even where an employee lodges an objection on the basis of their religion? Yes, according to a recent decision , Yeager v. FirstEnergy Generation Corp.,...
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NLRB Implements Final Rule on "Quickie Elections"
In one of a flurry of important actions taken just before the end of Member Sharon Block's term on December 16, 2014, the NLRB has announced  that it has approved the final rule  overhauling representation election procedures.  The NLRB voted to approve the...
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