The Legacy of the Obama NLRB

The NLRB under the Obama Administration has issued landmark decisions on the use of the internet, handbook rules, joint employers, and graduate student organizing, among others.  Join us for the first joint Cornell ILR and NLRB Regions 2 and 29 conference, featuring NLRB Chairman Mark Pearce, General Counsel Richard Griffin, Board Members Lauren McFerran and Philip Miscimerra, and other labor and management attorneys, on the eve of the 2016 Presidential election for the full-day conference on the legacy of the Obama Board and what we might expect from the next administration.

WHEN: Friday, October 21, 2016
8:15 am – Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am – 5:00 pm—Program

WHERE: Cornell Club-NY
6 East 44th Street
New York, NY

FEE: $350 (includes materials, continental breakfast, lunch and breaks)
       $150 Government/Not-for-Profit

CLE CREDIT: 6.0 NYS CLEs – Professional Practice (Transitional and Non-Transitional)
                    1.0 NYS CLE - Ethics

MATERIALS

AGENDA (DOCX, 67 KB)

SPEAKER BIOS (DOCX, 90 KB)

PPTs (PPTX, 2 MB)

CASES
Atlantic Steel, 245 NLRB 814 (1979)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=245
Boch Honda, 362 NLRB No. 83 (2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=362
Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 186 (2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=362
Chipotle Services LLC, 364 NLRB No. 72 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
Columbia University, 364 NLRB No. 90 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
The Daily Grill, 364 NLRB No. 34 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
DirecTV, Inc. v. NLRB, No. 11-1273 (DC Cir. 2016)
https://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/08903281E09DF19D85258030004DCDF8/$file/11-1273-1636111.pdf
Fedex Home Delivery, 361 NLRB No. 55 (2014)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=361
Fedex Home Delivery, 362 No. 29 (2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=362
Flagstaff Medical Center, 357 NLRB No. 659 (2011)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=357
G4S Secure Solutions, 364 NLRB No. 92 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
H.S. Care L.L.C., 343 NLRB No. 76 (2004)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=343
HTH Corporation, 356 NLRB 1397 (2011)
https://www.nlrb.gov/case/37-CA-007311
HTH Corporation, 361 NLRB. No. 65 (2014)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=361
Hyde Leadership Charter School, 364 NLRB No. 88 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
King Soopers, Inc., 364 NLRB No. 93 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=364
Levitz Furniture, 333 NLRB No. 105 (2001)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=333
Lily Transportation, 362 NLRB No. 54 (2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=362
Loomis Armored US, Inc., 364 NLRB No. 23 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
Mastec Advanced Technologies, 357 NLRB No. 103 (2011)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=357
M.B. Sturgis, Inc., 331 NLRB No. 173 (2000)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=331
McFeeley v. Jackson Street Entertainment, LLC, d/b/a/ Fuego Exotic Dance Club, 15-1583 (4th Cir 2016)
http://hr.cch.com/ELD/McFeeleyJackson060816.pdf
Medco, 364 NLRB No. 115 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
Miller & Anderson, Inc., 364 NLRB No. 39 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
Minteq International, 364 NLRG No. 63 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
Murphy Oil USA, Inc., 361 NLRB No. 72 (2014)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=361
New Passages Behavioral Health and Rehabilitation Services, 362 NLRB No. 55 (2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=362
Nexeo Solutions, LLC, 364 NLRB No. 44 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
NLRB v. Fedex Freight, Inc., and Fedex Freight, Inc. v. NLRB, no. 15-2585 and no. 15-2712 (3rd Cir. 2016)
http://www2.ca3.uscourts.gov/opinarch/152585p.pdf
NLRB v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc., Petition for Cert (U.S. 9/9/2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/case/10-CA-038804
NLRB v. Yeshiva University, 444 U.S. 672 (1980)
https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/444/672/
Northwestern University, 362 NLRB No. 167 (2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=362
Pacific Bell Telephone Co., 362 NLRB No. 105 (2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=362
Pacific Lutheran University, 361 NLRB 157 (2014)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=361
Pier Sixty, LLC, 362 NLRB No. 59 (2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=362
Purple Communications, Inc., 361 NLRB No. 126 (2014)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=361
Retro Environmental, Inc., 364 NLRB No. 70 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, 362 NLRB No. 87 (2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=362
The Sheraton Anchorage, 362 NLRB No. 123 (2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=362
Target Corp., 359 NLRB No. 103 (2013)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=359
T-Mobile USA, Inc., 363 NLRB No. 171 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=363
Total Security Management Illinois 1, LLC, 364 NLRB No. 106 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions
Triple Play Sports Bar and Grille, 361 NLRB No. 31 (2014)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=361
Valley Health System LLC, 363 NLRB No. 178 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=363
Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., 363 NLRB No. 87 (2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=363
William Beaumont Hospital, 363 NLRB No. 162 (2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/cases-decisions/board-decisions?volume=363
MEMOS
Memo OM 17-02 and Brief Insert Regarding Intermittent Strikes (10/3 and 4/2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/reports-guidance/operations-management-memos
GC Memo 16-03 Seeking Reconsideration of Levitz Framework, (5/9/2016)
https://www.nlrb.gov/search/all/gc%20memo%2016-03
GC Memo 16-01 Concerning Mandatory Submission to the Division of Advice
https://www.nlrb.gov/reports-guidance/general-counsel-memos
GC Advice Memo 15-12 Concerning Pacific 9 Transportation, Inc., Case 21-CA-150875 (12/18/2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/search/all/21-CA-150875%20
GC Memo 15-04 Concerning Employer Rules (3/18/2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/reports-guidance/general-counsel-memos
GC Memo 15-03 Concerning Updated Procedures in Immigration Status Issues that Arise During Unfair Labor Practice Proceedings (2/27/2015)
https://www.nlrb.gov/reports-guidance/general-counsel-memos 
GC Memo 14-01
Concerning Mandatory Submissions to Advice (2/25/2014)
https://www.nlrb.gov/reports-guidance/general-counsel-memos
ETHICS OPINIONS
RPC 1.1—Duty of Competence
New Hampshire Bar Association Op. 2012-13/05, Social Media Contact with Witnesses in the Course of Litigation
https://www.nhbar.org/legal-links/Ethics-Opinion-2012-13_05.asp
Philadelphia Bar Association Professional Guidance Committee Op. 2014-5
https://www.philadelphiabar.org/WebObjects/PBAReadOnly.woa/Contents/WebServerResources/CMSResources/Opinion2014-5Final.pdf
RPC 3.4—Spoliation
New York County Lawyers’ Association Ethics Op. 745 (2013)
https://www.nycla.org/siteFiles/Publications/Publications1630_0.pdf
North Carolina State Bar Formal Ethics Op. 5 (2014)
https://www.ncbar.gov/for-lawyers/ethics/adopted-opinions/2014-formal-ethics-opinion-5/
Philadelphia Bar Association Professional Guidance Committee Op. 2014-5
https://www.philadelphiabar.org/WebObjects/PBAReadOnly.woa/Contents/WebServerResources/CMSResources/Opinion2014-5Final.pdf
Florida Bar Professional Ethics Op. 14-1 (2015)
https://www.floridabar.org/tfb/tfbetopin.nsf/SearchView/ETHICS,+OPINION+14-1?opendocument
West Virginia Legal Ethics Op. 2015-02 (2015)
http://www.wvodc.org/pdf/LEO%202015%20-%2002.pdf
RPC 4.2—Contacts with Represented Persons
Colorado Ethics Op. 127 (2015)
http://www.cba.cobar.org/tcl/tcl_articles.cfm?articleid=9073
Oregon Formal Ethics Op. No. 2005-164 (2005)
https://www.osbar.org/_docs/ethics/2005-164.pdf
Oregon Formal Ethics Op. No. 2013-189 (2013)
https://www.osbar.org/_docs/ethics/2013-189.pdf
New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Op. 843 (2010)
http://www.nysba.org/CustomTemplates/Content.aspx?id=5162
ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Formal Op. 466 (2014)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/professional_responsibility/formal_opinion_466_final_04_23_14.authcheckdam.pdf
Pennsylvania Formal Op. 2014-300 (2014)
http://www.danieljsiegel.com/Formal_2014-300.pdf
Association of the Bar of the City of New York Committee on Professional Ethics Formal Op. 2012-2 (2012)
http://www.nycbar.org/member-and-career-services/committees/reports-listing/reports/detail/formal-opinion-2012-2-jury-research-and-social-media
New York County Lawyers’ Association Committee on Professional Ethics Formal Op. 743 (2011)
https://www.nycla.org/siteFiles/Publications/Publications1450_0.pdf
ETHICS GUIDELINES
New York State Bar Association Social Media Ethics Guidelines of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section (2015)
http://www.nysba.org/socialmediaguidelines/