“CAT’S PAW” THEORY OF LIABILITY EXTENDED TO FMLA RETALIATION CLAIMS

Posted: July 24, 2017  

In employment discrimination, the phrase “Cat’s Paw” refers to a situation “in which a biased subordinate, who lacks decisionmaker power, uses the …

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NLRB ALLOWS EMPLOYEES TO PICKET ON EMPLOYER PROPERTY

Posted: January 13, 2017  

The NLRB’s back at it, expanding the right of unions to disrupt the workplace while restricting an employer’s ability to maintain effective …

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NLRB GETS SPANKED FOR VIOLATING ITS OWN RULES

Posted: October 17, 2016  

Masud Labor Law Group has reported on the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) pro-union agenda under the Obama Administration for a number of …

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Sixth Circuit Endorses Employee Right to Profanity in the Exercise of Union Rights

Posted: October 12, 2016  

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has, in the past several years, taken a very aggressive stance toward protecting the National Labor …

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A CONTRACT IS A CONTRACT, EXCEPT WHEN IT’S A UNION CONTRACT

Posted: September 14, 2016  

Think you are not obligated to a union contract because you did not sign it?  Think again.  The Sixth Circuit recently ruled that federal labor …

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SIXTH CIRCUIT RECOGNIZES THE ONE-EMPLOYEE-UNIT RULE

Posted: June 13, 2016  

On April 21, 2016, in Baker Concrete Constr. v. Reinforced Concrete Contractors Ass’n, et al., 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 7202 (6th Cir. Ohio 2016),  the …

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ANOTHER ONEROUS REQUIREMENT FROM THE FEDS

Posted: April 27, 2016  

The federal government continues its attack on employers in furtherance of its pro-union liberal agenda.  One of the Obama Administrator’s latest …

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THE NLRB’S “QUICKIE ELECTIONS” ARE NOW QUICKER WITH ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF SHOWING OF INTEREST

Posted: February 29, 2016 | by Gary D. Patterson  

One of the fundamental activities of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is to oversee elections related to employees’ choice of …

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BACK AT IT - THE NLRB’S CONTINUED PROTECTION OF DRUG USERS

Posted: January 29, 2016  

We previously reported on a 2015 decision by the National Labor Relations Board, where the Board found an employer illegally required an employee …

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THE NLRB: Do as We Say – Not as We Do!

Posted: January 11, 2016  

We previously reported on the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) completely outrageous and unreasonable attacks on commonplace work rules and, …

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