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  • 3 Reasons Why Non-Unionized Employers Cannot Ignore the National Labor Relations Act

    By Procopio Senior Associate Olga Savage When people think of the National Labor Relations Act (or the “NLRA,” for short), the image that most commonly comes to mind is that of a historic workers’ rights law enacted back in the 1930s to encourage the formation of labor unions and to assist the nation’s economic recovery from the Great Depression. They often assume that now, almost 100 years later with the existence of workers’ rights a foregone conclusion, the NLRA only has real...

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  • 4 Tips for Employers Who Allow Employees to Use Their Personal Electronic Devices for Work

    By Procopio Senior Associate Olga Savage It is a growing trend, one that may already be occurring at your company. Employers are implementing policies and practices that permit, or even require, their employees to use their personal electronic devices (e.g., laptops and smartphones) and data services (e.g., backup and file-sharing software) for work-related purposes. The appeal of such Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) practices for both employers and employees is undeniable. Employers avoid t...

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