Employees need to take care to ensure that Employee Handbooks do not contain restrictions that can be deemed as restricting workers rights under labor law.
NLRB Issues Guidance Regarding Lawful Employee Handbook Policies
Employers might know (or if they do not, they should) that the National Labor Relations Act (or “NLRA”) applies even to employers who do not have a unionized workforce. Due to the broad reach of the NLRA, the recent guidance issued by the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) regarding employee handbook policies is a must-read for human resources professionals and those charged with maintaining their company’s employee policies. Read more at the National Law Review.