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DON’T S.P.I.T.

During union organizing campaigns, many employers and their supervisors find themselves seemingly paralyzed by the restrictions placed upon them under the National Labor Relations Board's rules of conduct in terms of what is considered objectionable and what is not objectionable speech. Show More Summary

McDonald's CEO Sticks to His Guns: 'Franchisees Set Their Own Pay Scales'

The fast food giant isn't giving into the National Labor Relations Board's "joint employer" ruling without a fight. It doesn't look like McDonald's will be raising employee wages across the board without a long, drawn out fight. In an...Show More Summary

Chipotle Ordered To Rehire Fired Worker Who Joined Fight For $15

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The National Labor Relations Board ruled in a decision released Thursday that fast-casual chain Chipotle broke labor law when management fired an employee of a Missouri store who'd taken part in fast-food strikes. The ruling from the board affirms a decision issued against Chipotle by an administrative law judge earlier this year. Show More Summary

Employers: Guidance to Refine Social Media Policies, Part 2

As promised a month ago, this post focuses on recent analysis from the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) regarding employer policies, including social media policies.  Before getting there, an important decision from a the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit deserves some attention. Show More Summary

In Historic Ruling, NLRB Says Tucson Taxi Drivers are Employees

In a groundbreaking ruling, the National Labor Relations Board in Tucson, Ariz., has determined that more than 200 taxi drivers employed by AAA Transportation/Yellow Cab are employees and therefore eligible for union representation.

Resigner Suppression

A union can require that a member who wishes to resign must do so in person at the union hall, provide a written letter of intent, and show photo ID, thanks to a ruling this week from the National Labor Relations Board. This is clearly a measure to discourage people from leaving the union. I expect many direct […]

Mandatory Arbitration Agreements for Employees OK, 5th Cir. Rules

The National Labor Relations Board has been a thorn in the Fifth Circuit's said these past few years. Several days ago, however, the panel court made it perfectly clear that it hadn't changed its mind with regards to the proper scope of the National Labor Standards Act. The issue......

McDonald's fighting to keep secrets in its fight to avoid responsibility for its workers

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

McDonald's does not think it should have to comply with a subpoena from the National Labor Relations Board in the court case over whether the fast food chain should be considered a joint employer of the workers in its franchisee-owned restaurants. Show More Summary

NAM Continues to Fight Harmful Joint Employer Decision as Congress Takes Action

Since August, the NAM has been at the forefront of efforts to push back against the National Labor Relations Board’sRead the Rest...

McDonald's asks judge to toss out U.S. labor board's 'massive'' subpoena

By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp has asked a U.S. judge to reject a subpoena from the National Labor Relations Board in its case claiming the company is a "joint employer" of franchise workers, saying the requests are unfair and costly. Show More Summary

Ronald Broun, lawyer and Washington Post classical music critic, dies at 75

He wrote hundreds of reviews for The Post while working as a litigator for the National Labor Relations Board.

Ronald Broun, lawyer and Washington Post classical music critic, dies at 75

Ronald Broun, who wrote hundreds of classical music reviews for The Washington Post while working as a litigator for the National Labor Relations Board, died Oct. 20 at a hospital in Lawrence, Kan. He was 75.Read full article >>

Feds Probing Claim That Hollywood Teamsters Rigged Contract Vote; Local’s Chief Says, “It’s Political”

The National Labor Relations Board is investigating allegations that Hollywood Teamsters Local 399 rigged the ratification vote on its recent film and TV contract, which was overwhelmingly approved by the members in July. The local's leader, Steve Dayan, flatly denies the charges, calling them "frivolous" and without merit. Show More Summary

The NLRB Gets Ready to Pull the Trigger on Grad Student Union Rights

As someone who spent almost eight years working in and for a graduate student union, this news fills me with an odd combination of glee and frustration: The National Labor Relations Board will review a United Auto Workers petition to organize graduate students at The New School because the issue “raises substantial issues,” it said in […]

Bosses Must Keep Up Dues Checkoff after Contract Expires, Says Labor Board

In a landmark decision called Lincoln Lutheran, the National Labor Relations Board has overruled 53 years of pro-employer precedent. By a 3-2 vote, the Board said that like most other contract terms, dues checkoff must be continued after contract expiration unless the parties agree on a new contract or the employer declares impasse and implements its […]

Business Owners March on Washington to Protest New Labor Rules

Small business owners took to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to voice their objections to a joint-ownership ruling from the National Labor Relations Board in August.

Two Drivers Seek Repeal of Uber Arbitration Policy

Two drivers for Uber Technologies Inc. on Thursday filed charges with the National Labor Relations Board, arguing that the on-demand transportation company’s arbitration policy violates the National Labor Relations Act.

Big 12 Commissioner Predicts College Athletes One Day Will Go On Strike

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- College athletes at Northwestern University lost their effort to form a union in August when the National Labor Relations Board declined to rule on their case. But while officials at the NCAA and its member conferencesShow More Summary

NLRB’s “impractical, dangerous” Browning-Ferris ruling

5 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Courts will eventually strike down the National Labor Relations Board’s awful Browning-Ferris ruling (earlier) extending labor-law liability across many franchising and subcontracting relationships, predicts lawyer and former NLRB member Marshall Babson at the New York Times’s “Room for Debate.” More: Sean Hackbarth, U.S. Show More Summary

Scott Walker Tries To Save His Campaign By Getting Back To Union-Busting Basics

Walker says he'll eliminate the National Labor Relations Board, ban federal worker unions, and repeal prevailing wage laws nationwide. The post Scott Walker Tries To Save His Campaign By Getting Back To Union-Busting Basics appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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