NLRB General Counsel Says Confidentiality, Nondisparagement Clause Decision Applies Retroactively

On March 22, 2023, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) Jennifer Abruzzo issued a memorandum clarifying the Board’s February 2023 decision that nondisparagement and confidentiality provisions in severance agreements are unlawful. In the memorandum, the GC states that she interprets the decision to apply retroactively to agreements already signed and that claims would not be time-barred as long as an employer maintains or enforces such terms.

Mexico’s New Requirements to Validate Existing Collective Bargaining Agreements: What Employers Need to Know

On July 31, 2019, Mexico’s Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare or Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social (STPS) published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (Diario Oficial de la Federación) (DOF) the protocol to legitimize currently existing collective bargaining agreements (CBAs).

What Did You Say? – Social Media And The NLRB

The website Wikipedia defines social media as “media for social interaction, using highly accessible and scalable communication techniques.” Key to social media is “the use of web-based and mobile technologies to turn communication into interactive dialogue.” Social media has a natural tendency to allow the user to connect with multitudes of users and provide each of those users the ability to instantly respond to both the original author and those undefined multitudes.