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.

Consumer groups, unions push for DOL fiduciary rule

By Nick Thornton, Benefits Pro

A new coalition of labor unions and consumer advocates has formed to help generate support for the Department of Labor’s anticipated new fiduciary standard, which would make broker-dealers beholden to the high standards of care established under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

The NLRB was a busy beaver last week

By Jon Hyman, ohioemployerlawblog.com

Late last week, the NLRB made huge news. In Purple Communications, the NLRB ruled that employees have a right to use their employers’ email systems during non-working time to communicate about union issues.