New NLRB Union Rules Target Health Care Employers

Law360

Michael F. McGahan, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s New York office, authored an article in Law360, titled “New NLRB Union Rules Target Health Care Employers.” (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

In recent years, unions representing employees in health care facilities have engaged in activities during contract negotiations to pressure employers into settling, while limiting the cost of engaging in strike activity in the form of lost wages to union employees. The two most common forms of such activity used by unions are informational picketing, and short, sometimes intermittent, strikes, usually lasting only a day or two.