Bloomberg Law
Aug. 14, 2020, 12:09 AM

Virus-Related NLRB Charges Against Employers Dismissed in Memos

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

A concrete company lawfully refused to negotiate over a union’s proposal for paid sick leave and hazard pay due to the pandemic, the NLRB general counsel’s office said in one of five advice memos calling for the dismissal of coronavirus-related charges against employers.

Memphis Ready Mix’s collective bargaining agreement with an International Brotherhood of Teamsters affiliate contained language waiving the union’s right to midterm bargaining over those issues, the National Labor Relations Board GC’s office said in a memo made public Thursday.

But the company could be required to bargain if the union provided notice that it wants to reopen ...

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