Reform the NLRB to Grow the Economy

By Bill McMorris, The Washington Free Beacon

Labor reforms aimed at curbing federal overregulation and returning balance to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) are essential to enforcing a pro-growth agenda, according to a new report.

NLRB Makes Union Organizing Easier

Human Resource Executive

In the Purple Communications case, the National Labor Relations Board overturned its 2007 precedent in Register Guard, in which it had held that an employer may prohibit employees from using its email system for self-organization as long as the ban is not applied discriminatorily to prevent employees from engaging in activities protected under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act, which gives employees the right to “self-organization, to form, join or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection” as well as the right “to refrain from any or all such activities.”