NLRB Archives - Stratus.hr®

Unions Soon Coming to Small Businesses

Small companies don’t usually come to mind when you hear about employees wanting to unionize. In fact, most people associate unions with jobs in government, manufacturing, professional sports, or Hollywood. However, if you’re a small business owner, you need to be aware of the “Ambush Election Rule” that went into effect on April 14, 2015, which may boost union participation,…

Continue Reading

NLRB Grants Employee Use of Company Email for Non-Work Agendas

Did the NLRB really just grant employees the use of Company email for union-related communications? Yes, yes they did. Employees can now use company-provided email outside of work time (if already accessible) to organize union activity, discuss workplace conditions, and communicate other NLRB-protected issues. If your company provides an email system but you don’t think this ruling will have any…

Continue Reading