NLRB Rejects Employees’ Request to Withdraw ULP Charge After $900,000 Settlement with Employer.

There may be a growing trend in which employees’ attorneys file claims in multiple forums, including the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) as a way of escalating the employer’s costs and so increasing the company’s incentives to reach an early settlement.  This tactic depends, in the long run, on the employees’ ability to withdraw […]

National Labor Relations Board Office of the General Counsel Issues Guidance on Employer Policies

Recently, employer policies and agreements have come under much scrutiny from various government agencies.  As has been detailed in a prior Client Alert, the EEOC has been diligently monitoring separation agreements to ensure that the agreements do not, in its view, “discourage or prohibit individuals from exercising their rights under employment discrimination statutes.”  Just yesterday, […]