Williams Mullen Alert: NLRB Expands Regional Authority in First Contract Claims

With a new General Counsel's Memorandum, the NLRB has increased the autonomy of Regional Offices to seek remedies against Employers in "first contract" charges. On February 18, 2011, Acting General Counsel Lafe E. Solomon issued memorandum GC 11-06 to each of the Regional Offices of...

Bargaining about Decisions to Subcontract

N. Peter Lareau uses O.G.S. Technologies, Inc., as a vehicle for examining Board and judicial precedent about an employer's obligation to bargain over a decision to subcontract work currently performed by employees represented by a labor organization. He concludes that the Board majority erred in...