Employers cannot require employees to sign a confidentiality agreement regarding salary and working conditions, according to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld an unfair labor practice charge by an employee who was fired for protesting such a policy.

This is just one of five labor law developments from September, as reported by the Law Firm Jackson Lewis.

Lawyers also cover the oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court over mandatory arbitration agreements, changes to the makeup of the National Labor Relations Board and union “agency fees.”

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