Gov. Scott Walker will propose changes to federal labor law making it illegal for federal workers to form unions, the AP reports. Walker would also “eliminate the National Labor Relations Board, transferring some of its powers to the National Mediation [...]
This Labor Day, it looks like workers’ rights advocates finally have some things to celebrate. Last week the National Labor Relations Board issued a major ruling in favor of workers; the Fight for $15 movement won wage increases at several major corporations and across New York state; President Obama’s Labor Department will soon dramatically expand […]
Workers at the Silicon Valley recycling plant that was central to a recent landmark National Labor Relations Board ruling have voted in support of being represented by the Teamsters union.
The NCAA scored a victory in August when the National Labor Relations Board declined to grant college athletes at Northwestern University the right to unionize. But even as the start of college football season this week diverts attention...Show More Summary
Two weeks ago, the National Labor Relations Board declined to assert jurisdiction over grant-in-aid college football players at Northwestern University – a decision that has dimmed the immediate hopes for college athletes around the country to unionize. Sadly, this decision was not only fundamentally flawed, but also facilitates the continued [...]
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores said on Wednesday it planned to reopen in late October to early November five U.S. stores whose closure had prompted a union to file a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board. The retailer will start...Show More Summary
Last week, working people won a significant victory when the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued the Browning-Ferris decision and increased employer accountability for wages and work conditions. As with most rulings issued by government bodies, it's a little complicated and a lot of questions are being asked about what exactly the ruling means. We're here to tell you.
By tweaking what defines a "joint employer," the National Labor Relations Board has made sweeping changes to what steps unions can take in collective bargaining, as well as who may be considered the 'employer' in business-to-contractor settings, such as franchise establishments. And hold onto your hat, because there will probably be some vigorous challenges to this new ruling.
The National Labor Relations Board ruling last week is the biggest redefinition of employee contracts in 30 years.
Unions were very excited last week when the National Labor Relations Board greatly expanded the definition of a “joint employer.” They see it as an opportunity, particularly in the fast food industry, to organize workers and negotiate directly with parent corporations instead of franchisees. Anyone with an interest in labor relations should read the full […]
THE HILL: Enraging industry, labor board asserts its power under Obama. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has become a lightning rod for controversy under President Obama, with its aggressive actions fueling sustained warfare between business and labor. From the labor board’s bitter fight with Boeing, to the creation of new union election rules, the […]
In a long-feared ruling, the Obama National Labor Relations Board has ruled that a company that employs subcontractors or engages in franchising can over a wide range of situations be deemed a “joint employer” for purposes of liability...Show More Summary
Unions and other labor advocates are brainstorming strategies in the wake of a National Labor Relations Board ruling that could strengthen the hand of those at the lowest level of key industries including warehousing, construction, fast food and home healthcare.
More on the specifics by the Free Beacon: President Obama’s top labor arbiter dealt a blow to the franchise business model on Thursday. The National Labor Relations Board, or NLRB, issued a decision holding national corporations accountable for the actions of subcontractors and franchises that operate under the company umbrella. The Browning Ferris v. Teamsters Local 350 […]
More power to the people. The job of being a McDonald's executive just got a little bit harder: The National Labor Relations Board officially ruled yesterday, in an outcome the Golden Arches higher-ups had dreaded for some time, that...Show More Summary
The National Labor Relations Board in the Browning-Ferris Industries case revised standards for determining joint-employer status on Thursday. The Board found that Browning-Ferris Industries was a joint-employer of workers hired by a contractor to staff the company's recycling center. Show More Summary
The ruling allows employees of McDonald's, Burger King, and other franchises to negotiate with the parent company. Late yesterday the National Labor Relations Board ruled 3-2 that contract workers and employees of franchised business units could negotiate with the parent company for better pay and benefits. Show More Summary
The National Labor Relations Board ruling from Thursday will redefine how you do business. Here's what to expect.
Hillary Clinton's scandal-riddled campaign is starting to make many Democrats feel nervous. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are teaming up for a joint rally against the Iran deal. "The National Labor Relations Board, in a long-awaited ruling,...Show More Summary