Among the labor law trends that Barran has chronicled in
its Electronic Alerts is the National Labor Relations Board's
("NLRB") expansive interpretation of what constitutes an unlawful
restraint on an employee's exercise of his or her rights under the National
The NLRB General Counsel issued a new memo: Report of the General Counsel Concerning Employer Rules . The overall theme is that employers may violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by merely maintaining a workplace rule that chills protected activity. Frankly, the memo is a tad on the hypersensitive...