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NLRB Region 34 (Connecticut) Now a Subregion of Boston Region 1

Posted in Labor Law & NRLB

As I discussed on the blog earlier this year (and noted on my Twitter feed last week), the NLRB has gone ahead with its plan to consolidate Connecticut’s Region 34 Office with its Boston Region 1 office, effective today.  Jonathan Kreisberg, who has served as Regional Director for Region 34 will now take over as… Continue Reading

Five Things To Know About Paid Sick Leave, NLRB and Other New Developments

Posted in Highlight, Laws and Regulations, Legislative Developments, Social Media, Wage & Hour

At yesterday’s labor & employment law seminar, we had both Heidi Lane, a Prinicipal Attorney with the Connecticut Department of Labor, and Jonathan Kreisberg, Regional Director of the NLRB’s Hartford Office, speak to attendees about the latest developments under both Connecticut and federal law. But for those who couldn’t make it, here are five notable things they discussed: 1)… Continue Reading

Highlights from CBA’s Informational Breakfast on NLRB’s Consolidation Proposal

Posted in Labor Law & NRLB

Last week the Connecticut Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Committee held an informational breakfast with the NLRB to discuss the NLRB’s proposal to make Hartford (Region 34), a subregion of the Boston office (Region 1).  Nick Zaino, the CBA Committee chair, forwarded these highlights as to why the consolidation is very likely going to… Continue Reading

And Yet Another Requirement for Employers: New Labor Law Posters on January 31, 2012

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Labor Law & NRLB

The Hartford Office of the National Labor Relations Board has a message for employers: There are new posting requirements coming and nearly all employers — not just those who are unionized — need to be aware of them. Why? Because they are effective in just six weeks: January 31, 2012. Here are some highlights for… Continue Reading

Breakfast with the NLRB Region 34 Director – What’s New?

Posted in Labor Law & NRLB

Last year, I published a series of posts about the Connecticut Bar Association’s breakfast with NLRB Region 34 Director Jonathan Kreisberg. Kreisberg repeated that breakfast earlier this week. Although I was unable to personally attend, breakfast organizer Nicole Bernabo was kind enough to recap the event and agreed to share her recollections for the blog…. Continue Reading

Facebook Firing Case Settles; But Another Social Media Case at the NLRB May Be Rising

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Social Media

The news came late Monday: The NLRB’s case against an employer for allegedly firing an employee due to a Facebook post had settled.  The background of that case can be found in one of my November 2010 posts.  The case name is: American Medical Response of Connecticut, Inc., 34-CA-12576. The terms of the settlement were not fully… Continue Reading

NLRB Alleges that Connecticut Company Illegally Fired Employee Over Comments on Facebook

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Labor Law & NRLB, Social Media

UPDATED 2/7/11 – The case settled today. See this update.   In an unprecedented case, the NLRB is pushing all in over the battle on social media. And its press release today leaves little doubt where it is placing its chips — strongly in the employee’s favor. I had heard about this case a few weeks… Continue Reading

Breakfast with NLRB Regional Director – (Part 3) – What Issues Should Employers Be On the Lookout For?

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Labor Law & NRLB, Laws and Regulations

In posts earlier this week, I’ve discussed what the NLRB’s Connecticut Office is doing and what to expect for 2010.  But as I continue to recap the breakfast I attended earlier in the week with NLRB (Region 34) Regional Director Jonathan Kreisberg, of particular importance to employers was the discussion about what issues the NLRB… Continue Reading

Breakfast with NLRB Regional Director – (Part 2) – What To Expect in 2010

Posted in Labor Law & NRLB, Laws and Regulations

As I indicated in my post yesterday, the bar-related breakfast with NLRB Region 34 office was a big success.  In the presentation and discussion, Regional Director Jonathan Kreisberg made a few predictions and observations about what 2010 would bring. Kreisberg noted that the NLRB was going to be using press releases to a far greater… Continue Reading

Informal Breakfast with NLRB Regional Director – (Part I) What’s Going On

Posted in Labor Law & NRLB, Laws and Regulations

The Connecticut Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Section sponsored an informal breakfast with NLRB (Region 34) Regional Director Jonathan Kreisberg earlier today to talk about various issues in the labor arena. (Also in attendance were John Cotter, Deputy Regional Director and Terri Craig, Supervisory Attorney).  It was a terrific session with lots of substantive and… Continue Reading

NLRB Taps Jonathan Kreisberg To Lead Hartford Regional Office

Posted in Labor Law & NRLB, Laws and Regulations, Legislative Developments

On Wednesday, May 27th, National Labor Relations Board Chairman Wilma Liebman and General Counsel Ronald Meisburg announced the appointment of Jonathan B. Kreisberg as the Regional Director of the NLRB’s Regional Office in Hartford, CT (Region 34). Mr. Kreisberg succeeds former Director Peter B. Hoffman, who retired in March 2009. Employers and attorneys in Connecticut… Continue Reading