NLRB Awards Bargaining Expenses To Union

In a recent case, the Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit enforced an order of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) requiring an employer to reimburse the union for the expenses that the union incurred during collective bargaining … Continue reading

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Judge Red Cards U.S. Women’s Soccer Team’s Equal Pay Claim

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s (“WNT”) battle to increase pay in line with that afforded to the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team (“MNT”) was dealt a blow last Friday as a judge dismissed their Equal Pay Act (“EPA”) claim. The … Continue reading

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NLRB Deferral Rules to Arbitration

Many employers are unsure about the NLRB’s deferral to arbitration rules. For nearly 60 years the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) had applied the “Spielberg/Olin” standard in cases involving whether to defer to a decision reached through a grievance/arbitration procedure … Continue reading

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