Last year, the National Labor Relations Board's new general counsel issued a memorandum to the agency's regional offices providing guidance on a balancing test, which should be applied to work rules and policies, weighing an employer's interest in maintaining the work rules against their effects on workers' rights to engage in concerted activity. In a bylined article for Workboat Magazine, New Orleans attorney Clyde Jacob III outlines the memoranda that shed new light on employer work rules and HR policies that violate or do not violate the National Labor Relations Act.

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