Finally, after a decade, the National Labor Relations Board is fully staffed with five Senate-confirmed members.
By Kim Steele, Daily Miner Two Phoenix lawyers will discuss what they call the National Labor Relations Board's "aggressive pursuit" of unfair labor practice claims against non-union companies during a seminar next week.
Richard Griffin Jr., who was sworn in Monday as the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, has turned to veteran NLRB lawyers to serve as his top aides, the labor and employment watchdog has announced. Jennifer Abruzzo was...
Yesterday, the Senate voted 55-44 to confirm Richard Griffin as the National Labor Relations Board general counsel, with Senator Lisa Murkowski as the sole Republican to vote to confirm Richard Griffin.
By Melanie Trottman, The Wall Street Journal The Senate confirmed Richard Griffin as the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel, putting the former union lawyer in the powerful role of deciding when to investigate and prosecute companies and unions charged with unfair labor practices.
Ever since July, when Republicans caved in to Harry Reid’s “nuclear option” threat, GOP resistance to Barack Obama’s appointments to agencies like the National Labor Relations Board (as well as others) has been virtually non-existent. Show More Summary
Pretty big news out of the Senate this afternoon: The Senate defeated a filibuster and invoked cloture on the nomination of Richard Griffin to be National Labor Relations Board general counsel. In fact, it wasn’t even that close; the final vote was 62-37. As you may recall, Griffin was the sacrifice in the executive branch nomination […]
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid intends to work on executive nominations this week, including Richard Griffine to be general counsel to the National Labor Relations Board, as well as at least some of three nominees to the nation's second most important court. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - A divided Senate on Tuesday confirmed a former union lawyer picked by President Barack Obama to be the top prosecutor at the National Labor Relations Board.
By Peter Schaumber, The Hill For the second time in a year and a half, a powerful official may be appointed to the National Labor Relations Board without the Senate scrutiny his nomination requires.
The Senate will wade into the contentious area of the National Labor Relations Board again October 21, when a vote is scheduled on the nomination of Richard Griffin to serve as the agency's top lawyer. President Barack Obama nominated Griffin...
Now that the partial government shutdown is over, its back to business as usual. As such, the Senate will tackle the controversial nomination of Richard Griffin for general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.
By Mike Pare, The Chattanooga Time Free Press Four workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga auto plant have filed a federal charge with the National Labor Relations Board alleging that statements by German VW officials are illegally coercing fellow workers into representation by the United Auto Workers, according to the National Right to Work Foundation.
The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin is aghast that the Supreme Court might rule against President Obama's use of recess-appointments-in-name-only. The court is hearing National Labor Relations Board v. Canning. At issue is whether a president can appoint people to federal agencies absent constitutionally mandated Senate confirmation. Show More Summary
"The company was practicing Boulwarism and that resulted in the National Labor Relations Board citing it for a failure to negotiate in good faith."
By Melanie Trottman, The Wall Street Journal Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) once remarked that making the National Labor Relations Board “inoperable” could be considered progress, given its actions under the Obama administration. If the government shuts down tomorrow, that’s largely what the agency will be.
The Senate will soon vote on the nomination of Richard Griffin as General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NRLB). If confirmed, Griffin would become the first active defendant in a RICO suit to serve as General Counsel....Show More Summary
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Labor Relations Board show that less than 10 percent of employees actually voted for their union representation. This happens because, under federal labor law, private-sector unions do not have to stand for reelection. The only way for employees to displace a union is through a rigorous decertification process.
By Jonathan Horn, utsandiego.com A 16-year-old greeter at a Ralphs grocery store in Oceanside has filed a complaint against the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 135 with the National Labor Relations Board, claiming that he was not able to withdraw from the union without pressure.
By Marc Bloch, Crain's Cleveland Business Within the past month the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (which includes Ohio) upheld a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) bargaining unit determination in Kindred Nursing Centers (fka Specialty Healthcare).