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Fisher Phillips Attorney Discusses Implications of New NLRB Policy For Unions

10.29.18

Tampa partner Steve Bernstein spoke with the Washington Examiner on the new policy implemented by the National Labor Relations Board to hold unions more accountable for processing worker grievances. Previously, a union was only liable if proven it acted in bad faith, but this change was prompted by an increasing number of cases in which the union’s defense was “mere negligence.” Steve explains, "it seems to be born out of recognition that the 'negligence defense' ... was increasingly being applied to circumstances that were simply inapplicable.” For unions confronting increasing litigation, this change could have significant implications, Steve added.

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