On June 13, 2023, the NLRB issued its long-awaited decision in The Atlanta Opera, in which it overturned prior law (SuperShuttle DFW, Inc.) and reinstated a narrower test for “independent contractor” (as opposed to “employee”) under the NLRA.
The New York Legislature took action at the end of the 2023 session to prohibit mandatory employer meetings on “religious or political matters,” passing Senate Bill S4982 / Assembly Bill 6604 on June 10.
On June 1, 2023, the United States Supreme Court ruled for the employer in a case with significant implications for the right of unions to strike and the right of employers to respond to strikes with court actions for damages.
The NLRB GC has filed a long-anticipated complaint alleging that a university’s failure to use the term “employee” to refer to student-athletes in its student athlete handbook and related social media policies violates the NLRA.
On April 20, 2023, a three-member panel of the NLRB ruled 2-1 that a combination of remedies imposed for unfair labor practices by an administrative law judge were not only warranted but did not go far enough.