NLRB News

Sharing Economy, Joint Employer Definition Add to Increasing EPLI Exposure

The sharing economy has blurred the line between employees and independent contractors, according to experts who spoke during Marsh’s New Reality of Risk webinar yesterday. The webinar, Managing Wage and Hour and Employment Practices Risks, focused on how employers can …

NLRB Reduces Case Backlog, Age of Pending Cases Cut in Half

The National Labor Relations Board issued 341 decisions in contested cases during fiscal year 2012 (October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012), tackling many of its oldest cases. In resolving nine of the 10 oldest cases it faced at the …

Facebook Policies Tricky for Employers, Workers

In the age of instant tweets and impulsive Facebook posts, some companies are still trying to figure out how they can limit what their employees say about work online without running afoul of the law. Confusion about what workers can …