Supreme Court Doesn’t Rule on Legality of Neutrality Agreements
The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed, without opinion, a case raising the lawfulness of neutrality agreements entered into between employers and unions that are seeking to organize company employees.
Appeals Court Rejects NLRB Conclusion that Class-Action Waivers Violate Labor Law
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) erred in finding that class-action waivers in arbitration agreements violate employees' statutorily protected right to engage in concerted action protesting the terms and conditions of their employment.
NLRB Dismisses Appeal, Opening Door to Re-Issued Election Rule
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) voluntarily dismissed its appeal in the case in which the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia found the board’s expedited representation election rule invalid because the board lacked a quorum when it issued the rule in December 2011.