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Tag Archives: National Labor Relations Act

Frosh to Supreme Court: Arbitration does not trump workers’ right to collective action

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (File)

Employers cannot compel employees to sign employment contracts binding them to arbitrate their disputes individually and waive their right to collective action, Maryland’s attorney general wrote in papers filed with the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices have long held that ...

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In-house counsel grapple with social media policies

In an effort to protect the company online, in-house lawyers are being asked to draft policies that restrict social media use in the workplace — but not so much that they run afoul of guidance by the National Labor Relations ...

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In-House Interrogatory

This week it is all about Facebook and Twitter, even for general counsels. Asked: Our weekly question to the In-House community National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe E. Solomon issued his latest report on employee social media use ...

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Union-member confidentiality coming to Md.

ANNAPOLIS — Beginning this fall, confidentiality privileges long enjoyed by attorneys and their clients will be extended to labor organizations and their members, raising concerns that these new protections could interfere with federal law. One of hundreds of bills that ...

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