NLRB’s Griffin Forgets His Own Reforms

By Bill McMorris, The Washington Free Beacon

President Obama’s top labor prosecutor fumbled questions about the agency’s proposed reforms to the union election process during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Tuesday.

New Bills Address Micro Units, Whistleblowing, Comp Time

Mondaq

Labor and employment-related bills are once again becoming popular at the federal level. With less than a month before the April 14 effective date of the National Labor Relations Board’s “ambush” election rule, and the same day the House approved a resolution to try to stop the rule’s implementation, lawmakers are attempting to shape labor-management relations through other means.

NLRB General Counsel Issues Guidance to Employers on ‘Chilling Effects’ of Personnel Policies Under National Labor Relations Act

The National Law Review

In its bid to make the National Labor Relations Act more relevant, especially to unrepresented employees who comprise a large majority of the nation’s workforce, the National Labor Relations Board is aggressively policing employee handbooks and other employer policies that it believes “chill” employee rights under the NLRA.