NLRB Eliminates “Public Space” Exception for Non-Employee Union Organizers
On June 14, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) released its opinion in UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, 368 NLRB No. 2, slip op. (2019), overruling prior NLRB decisions that created a “public space” exception allowing non-employee union organizers access to areas of the premises that were open to the public. In UPMC Presbyterian... Read more »
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Nevada Limits Non-Selection for Preemployment Marijuana Test
When Nevada Gov. Steven Sisolak signed AB 132, his state became the first to prohibit employers from barring prospective employees from their workforces for testing positive for marijuana on a preemployment test. While a limited selection of states protect medical cannabis users, such as Arizona, most states allow employers unfettered decision-making over positive screening results.... Read more »
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“First Amendment Auditors”
One of our members, a public library in Colorado, has made us aware of a group calling itself “First Amendment Auditors,” and they have passed along the following: “The group enters public areas, typically in municipal buildings such as police departments, fire departments, and other governmental organizations. The group members seek to provoke a confrontation,... Read more »
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