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The New NLRB Means Changes for Both Unionized and Non-Union Employers-What In-House Counsel Should Know to Be Ready

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Although the much anticipated “Employee Free Choice Act” appears to have been permanently derailed, President Obama’s pro-labor appointees to the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) are beginning to make their mark through administrative rather than legislative channels. These changes will greatly affect both unionized and non-union employers. Join Louis DiLorenzo, the Chair of Bond, Schoeneck & King’s Labor and Employment and Employee Benefits Practice Group, as he provides the latest update on recent developments from the “Obama NLRB,”  including:

  • The NLRB’s new workplace posting rule – what does the rule require; what penalties does the Board intend to pursue for non-compliance; and what impact will this have on organizing?
  • The NLRB’s new electronic posting rule for unfair labor practice findings and Board supervised settlements
  • New, harsher penalties for employer unfair labor practice charges
  • The NLRB’s new position on social media and its potential use in organizing and pre-organizing settings – a discussion of legal traps for employers
  • NLRB precedents under fire – possible reversal of existing case law by the Obama NLRB, including:
    -Weingarten rights (employee rights to co-worker representation in discipline interviews)
     for non-union employees
    -Use of e-mail and access to employers’ facilities
    -The definition of supervisors – the Board’s expected narrowing of the definition to
     expand the pool of individuals who can organize
    -Organizing rules – what changes are in store?
    -What employers should do now

Louis P. DiLorenzo, Esq. is a partner in the law firm of Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, where he is Managing Partner of his firm's New York City and Garden City Offices. An employment and labor lawyer with over 30 years of experience in representing employers and management in all aspects of labor and employment law, his areas of expertise include collective bargaining, workplace investigations, NLRB proceedings, labor audits, supervisory training, wage and hour issues, arbitration, jury trials in both state and federal courts, wage incentive plans, OFCCP audits and proceedings, employment litigation before the EEOC and the Human Rights Division and alternative dispute resolution techniques. Mr. DiLorenzo has written several books and articles on employment law matters and he has been a key speaker at numerous seminars throughout the United States and other countries on a wide variety of Labor and Employment Law topics.  He has been recognized for several years in Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Chambers and recently named by HR Executive, as one of the 100 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers and one of the Top 10 Labor Lawyers.

Practice Areas: Employment Law, Labor Law, NLRB Practice
Online Media Type: Audio
Production Date: 05/10/2011 4:00 PM EDT
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
Online Format: Live
Course Type: Public

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