John Baker

Takeaways From an Earlier Generation’s Labor Management Strategies

This blog post is designed to provide some fresh ideas for managing your workforce by sharing stories I have learned from my father over the years. It is a bittersweet time to write this. My father is 95 years old, in a long-term healthcare facility, and is just now starting to show his age. A …

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NLRB Legal Chief Signals Joint Employer and Secondary Picketing As Issues To Address in 2022

Just in time for the holidays, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel, Jennifer Abruzzo (GC Abruzzo), has revealed her hand on two specific and oft-debated issues to be taken up by the Board in 2022. While much of the nation is currently focusing on vaccinations and mandates, GC Abruzzo made her policy intentions …

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Employer Beware: New NLRB Remedies Plan Promises Pain

Ever since the 2020 presidential election last November, we have forecasted what a President Biden-appointed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and General Counsel would mean for our employer clients. For example, the NLRB stated in an August opinion that it was willing to “explore new make-whole remedies.” In near lock step with the NLRB, General …

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