Jan 5 2007
B&K Labor Update – 2007 | Employment Law
Author(s): Blitman & King LLP
NLRB’s Supervisor Decisions Create Numerous Issues
In a long awaited development, the National Labor Relations Board has issued its interpretation of when an employee is a supervisor under the National Labor Relations Act and therefore is not entitled to Union representation and the protection of the Act. In deciding these cases, the three Republican Bush appointees devised an analytical framework that makes it easier for employers to prove that employees are supervisors under the Act. The two Democrat appointees dissented.