NLRB Wants Clarity On Powers Over Religious Schools

Law360, Los Angeles (February 10, 2014, 8:24 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board on Monday asked for input on whether it has jurisdiction over religiously affiliated universities and whether certain types of faculty are excluded from the National Labor Relations Act because they are managerial employees.

The NLRB invitation for briefs is part of its review of an NLRB regional director’s decision that non-tenure-eligible professors at Pacific Lutheran University were entitled to decide whether they wanted to join Service Employees International Union Local 925. The director decided that PLU was not a religious institution...
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