As summer winds down, NLRB shifts into high gear

Many people think Washington falls into a summer stupor and members of Congress head back to their districts during the August recess. But it appears informed the ), which is in the midst of a burst of activity not seen in years. The general theme of the Board's actions is to the state of before the days of the Obamasel Richard Griffi refocusing labor law on the union-management nexus and withdrawing the reach of NLRB rules from nonunion businesses. The result is a limitation on union organizing opportunities, including access to businesses, a restriction on the definition of "concerted activity," a reduction in the number of "employees" who can be organized, and an expansion of management rights.

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