By Stephen E. Schatz, nrf.com The National Labor Relations Board’s decision to recognize a micro-union of workers in just a single department at a Macy’s store in Massachusetts rather than the entire store violates longstanding precedents...Show More Summary
The National Law Review A federal court in Washington, D.C. has refused to issue a temporary restraining order blocking the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB’s”) new election rules.
The union acting on behalf of fired Walmart workers in five states filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board accusing the retailer of retaliating against workers organizing for better pay and benefits. Image: Ken Wolter / Shutterstock.com The post Did Walmart Close Stores to Retaliate Against Employees? appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The action in Pico Rivera, California, is linked to a store that has been the center of labor organizing. Walmart workers in Pico Rivera, California, are asking the National Labor Relations Board for an injunction against the company's decision to close its store there for six months. Show More Summary
Workers strike at the Pico Rivera Walmart, October 2012. Walmart workers in Pico Rivera, California, are asking the National Labor Relations Board for an injunction against the company's decision to close its store there for six months. Show More Summary
A National Labor Relations Board judge says New York University has to bargain with the union representing workers at its Bobst Library over the impact of the school's decision to change job duties... To view the full story, click the title link.
Last year was an historic year in sports law, highlighted by the National Labor Relations Board's March 26, 2014 ruling that Northwestern University football players may form a union, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California's August 8, 2014 ruling that the NCAA's restraints on college-athlete pay violated antitrust law. 2015 has already proven [...]
By Bill McMorris, The Washington Free Beacon Congressional Republicans said they are prepared to defend right to work laws if the National Labor Relations Board attempts to force non-union members to pay union fees and dues.
National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation Three construction employees have joined a federal lawsuit challenging the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) recently-enacted regulations that further give union organizers the upper hand over independent-minded employees during unionization campaigns.
Business Management Daily On the day new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rules took effect, dramatically speeding up the union election process, members of both houses of Congress introduced legislation to slow it back down.
By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner The National Labor Relations Board, the federal agency that enforces federal labor laws, is contemplating a rule change that would chip away at state right-to-work laws.
By Nathan Layne, Reuters A union working on behalf of Wal-Mart employees laid off in the sudden temporary closure of five stores filed a claim on Monday to the National Labor Relations Board accusing the retailer of retaliating against workers for organizing activity and seeking to get them rehired.
Following the abrupt shutdown of five stores for what the company calls plumbing problems, Walmart is the subject of a complaint lodged Monday with the National Labor Relations Board alleging the closures are a "retaliatory" move meant...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) said it planned to seek an injunction from the National Labor Relations Board on Monday compelling retailer Wal-Mart to rehire 2,200 employees at five recently closed stores. Show More Summary
Within the same week of implementing their so-called "ambush election rules," the union attorneys controlling the National Labor Relations Board announced, in an invitation for "interested" parties to file briefs, that they are ready to attack the growingly popular Right-to-Work laws that are currently in 25 states. Show More Summary
By Don Loos, The National Right to Work Committee The Obama National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been hitting at the edge of Right To Work for six years; now it has signaled a frontal assault on Right To Work freedom.
By Alejandra Cancino, Chicago Tribune A National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge denied McDonald's request for documents from groups hired by the Service Employees International Union that could have revealed the names of current and former McDonald's employees supporting the union-backed campaign demanding $15 per hour wages and better working conditions.
By Lori Armstrong Halber and Rick Grimaldi, Philadelphia Business Journal Starting this week, employers must contend with the National Labor Relations Board’s final rule governing union representation-case procedures.
The National Law Review Any employer potentially subject to union organization should be aware that the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) modified its election rules effective April 14, 2015.
Despite our best efforts and after a four year battle, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s “Ambush Election” rule willRead the Rest...