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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Union’s Financing Of Lawsuit Objectionable Conduct During Union Campaign

Posted in Labor Board Proceedings and Practice, Union Organizing and Collective Bargaining, Wage and Hour Law and Practice

According to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a Union engages in objectionable conduct if, during a union campaign drive to represent workers, the union finances a lawsuit seeking to recover overtime pay for the same employees being recruited to vote for the union.  This decision is important for two reasons: Employers facing an overtime… Continue Reading