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NLRB: Employers can bar nonemployee access to their facility's “public space” for promotional or organizational activity

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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued a welcome decision that affords employers greater control over public areas (e.g., cafeterias or restaurants) located on their private property. In doing so, the NLRB overturned 38 years of dubious precedent. Employers now can prohibit nonemployee union representatives from engaging in promotional or organizational activity (e.g., solicitation and distribution) in their “public spaces” absent evidence of inaccessibility or activity-based discrimination – high burdens of proof for a union. UPMC and SEIU, 368 NLRB No. 2 (June 14, 2019). This decision will be applied retroactively. Read More ›

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Thomas D. Anthony is the former chair of FBT's Health Care Industry Team. He focuses on counseling health care entities on corporate transactions, regulatory compliance and joint ventures.

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