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Open Associate Positions in our Oakland and Sacramento Offices

October 26, 2023 by

Beeson, Tayer and Bodine – Oakland & Sacramento (Two Positions) Associate Attorney – Labor & Employment or Collections & Benefits Beeson, Tayer and Bodine is a progressive 16-Attorney law firm with offices in Oakland and… Read More

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NLRB Trims Employer Right to Take Unilateral Action

September 25, 2023 by

In another case overturning a Trump NLRB decision that deviated from established law, the Board has issued a decision eliminating employer reliance on past practices that involve discretion as a defense to unilateral action. The… Read More

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NLRB Restores Broad Test for Determining when Individual Action is “Concerted Activity”

September 18, 2023 by

In one of several decisions released August 31st overturning decisions issued by the Trump NLRB that deviated from established precedent, the Board in Miller Plastic Products returned to the long-established test, “based on the totality… Read More

NLRB Restores Vigorous Standard for Vetting Employer Work Rules

August 14, 2023 by

The NLRB has thrown out another Trump-era, pro-employer rule that departed from a long-established standard. The rule at issue here determines whether ambiguous employer rules on their face unlawfully interfere with employee Section 7 rights…. Read More

California Supreme Court Breathes New Life Into PAGA Actions

August 9, 2023 by

The California Supreme Court in July issued an important decision restoring life to California’s Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”). The United States Supreme Court last year effectively gutted PAGA when it ruled that most employee… Read More

PERB Voids San Francisco Strike Ban

August 2, 2023 by

PERB has issued a new decision striking down provisions of the San Francisco City Charter banning all city employee strikes as an unlawful violation of the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act (“MMBA”). San Francisco’s City Charter The Charter… Read More

NLRB Reverses Trump Board Independent Contractor Standard

July 17, 2023 by

  The Biden NLRB issued an important decision in June restoring an earlier, more worker-friendly test for distinguishing between employees, who are covered by the NLRA, and independent contractors, who are not. In FedEx Home… Read More

NLRB Restores Historic Protections for Workers Engaged in Section 7 Activity

May 25, 2023 by

On May 1, 2023, the NLRB issued a decision that reverses a horrible Trump Board decision from 2020 and restores traditional standards applicable to discipline or discharge of workers who engage in offensive or abusive… Read More

FILLED – Open Associate Positions in our Sacramento Office

May 16, 2023 by

Sacramento, CA – Associate Attorney – Education or Collections & Benefits Law Beeson, Tayer and Bodine is a progressive 17-Attorney law firm with offices in Oakland and Sacramento, California. The firm’s practice includes all aspects… Read More

NLRB OK’s Use of Drive Cams – But Not to Spy on Union Activists

May 2, 2023 by

In a recent case, the NLRB decided that an employer’s use of an in-cab surveillance camera to observe a driver while on his lunch break was an unfair labor practice. In Stern Produce Company, an… Read More