The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a program allowing third-party organizations in the food, apparel manufacturing, warehousing and storage, and restaurant sectors to create “Public Health Councils.”
Although the 2020 presidential election is technically behind us, razor-thin and contested elections for the presidency and Congress remain, potentially drawing out the uncertainty through the new year.
Employees have a broad legal right to communicate with one another about wages, benefits, and other employment terms. To effectuate this broad right, the NLRB has required employers to exclude such information from their confidentiality policies.
In another effort to amend the 2014 final rule on “quickie elections,” on July 29, 2020, the NLRB published a notice of proposed rulemaking that, if implemented, would further relieve pre-election burdens on employers and protect voter privacy.
During a pandemic, protests, and a polarized election season, employers have walked an ever-increasingly fine line between protecting employee speech in the workplace and enforcing rules on workplace conduct.
After months of permitting almost exclusively mail ballot elections due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the National Labor Relations Board released “suggested” protocols on July 6, 2020 for holding manual elections.