Currently before the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is Banner Health System v. National Labor Relations Board, in which Banner Health appeals a ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (the “NLRB”) ruling that the routine practice of requiring workplace investiga-tions to be kept confidential violates Section 7 of the National… Continue Reading
With a greater concentration of resources being placed on eliminating bullying at school and incorporation of anti-bullying themes in television shows, it should be no surprise that attention is being focused on bullying in the workplace. In a 2010 survey by the Workplace Bullying Institute, 35 percent of the American workforce reported being bullied at work. Bullying occurs at all levels within an organization and can originate from both men and women.
We have been following actions taken by the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) in the emerging world of social media (Social Media Posts and Concerted Activity). In an effort to offer guidance to employers about developments arising in the context of social media, the NLRB’s Acting General Counsel issued a report discussing the Board’s positions… Continue Reading