There are plenty of HR professionals who do not deal with a unionized workforce.  Certainly some of them have an understandable tendency to gloss over matters concerning the National Labor Relations Board and similar topics.  The current NLRB (with three recent appointees of President Obama) wants you to pay attention to them, and is taking steps to make themselves and potential unionization issues relevant to every workforce.

Below is an Advisory that was issued this afternoon by Troutman Sanders’ Labor & Employment Group that shows how the NLRB intends to exert its influence onto every employer.  All HR professionals need to stay alert, pay attention, and tune in to these issues, even (and perhaps especially) if you do not have unionized employees.
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