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HR Song of the Week: Remedy

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Lafe Solomon, the NLRB’s Acting General Counsel, has just issued a memorandum regarding “Effective Remedies in Organizing Campaigns.”  We’ll leave it for you to decide whether this represents the labor law equivalent of Newton’s Third Law (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newton’s_laws_of_motion) or the administrative equivalent of “the Chicago way” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ScvAJG51V4).  Either way, the announcement that the Board may seek remedies such as union access to employer’s premises, bulletin boards, and e-mail systems or “notice reading” (i.e., actually forcing a manager to read a Board notice of what the employer did wrong to affected employees) will generate some heated discussion in the labor law world.  Moreover, Mr. Solomon has given us a reason to bring back the HR Song of the Week:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qD72NCJSkk

Effective Remedies in Organizing Campaigns

http://www.nlrb.gov/shared_files/GC%20Memo/2011/GC%2011-01%20Effective%20Remedies%20in%20Organizing%20Campaigns.pdf

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