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NLRB Issues a Series of Employer-Friendly Decisions

Author: Leigh H. McMonigle

10/17/2019

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NLRB Issues a Series of Employer-Friendly Decisions

Q. I heard there have been some significant National Labor Relations Board decisions recently. What do I need to know about them?

A. Over the past few months, the Board’s Republican majority has issued a series of employer-friendly decisions. They involve various topics, including expansion of employer property rights, classification of workers as independent contractors, and the scope of a proper petitioned-for unit. These decisions demonstrate it is likely the Board will continue to overturn union-friendly precedent and issue decisions that allow employers more business flexibility.

This post provides a summary of some of these key opinions.

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