At-Will Employment Disclaimers May Face NLRB Scrutiny

Law360, New York (July 13, 2012, 10:52 PM ET) -- A recent settlement leaves unresolved the extent to which the National Labor Relations Board will target as overbroad the language employers use to communicate at-will employment policies to their workers, leaving attorneys concerned that commonly used phrases in employee handbooks could trigger claims against employers.

Hyatt Hotels Corp. agreed in May to settle a controversial claim brought by the NLRB general counsel's office in the Arizona region, which alleged a provision in the company's employee handbook acknowledgment form stating its at-will policy could not be changed...
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