Search Results : National Labor Relations Board

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Obama’s Labor Board Rules against McDonald’s and in Favor of Unionization

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 […]

Fast-Food Workers Just Won a Major Victory in Their Fight to Unionize

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

NLRB Joint Employer Ruling, Good for Workers and Businesses

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

Fast-Food Workers Are One Crucial Step Closer to Unionizing

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

What the New Labor Ruling Means for You

The National Labor Relations Board ruling from Thursday will redefine how you do business. Here's what to expect.

A.M. Links: Democrats Growing Nervous About Hillary, Cruz and Trump Team Up, George W. Bush Visits New Orleans for Katrina Anniversary

last monthNews : Reason

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

NLRB gives labor a major win in subcontractor case

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

As expected, the National Labor Relations Board on Thursday gave workers a major victory in a case over who's the boss when a big company hires a labor subcontractor to manage its workforce.

Federal ruling strengthens bargaining power of franchise employees

The National Labor Relations Board on Thursday expanded its joint-employer standard, potentially making it easier for unions to organize employees of franchisees and subcontractors by dragging large corporations to the bargaining ta...

Joint Employers

In a major victory against the obscuring of employers in order to disempower workers, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that corporations who use contractors and franchises are the joint employers of those workers. This is an enormously important decision because employers like the fast food industry (the case is actually about a waste […]

Labor Board Says Franchise Workers Can Bargain With Parent Company

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

A ruling by the National Labor Relations Board makes it substantially easier for unions to bargain for higher wages and benefits.

The Labor Ruling McDonald's Has Been Dreading Just Became A Reality

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- McDonald's, Burger King and every other company that relies on a franchise business model just suffered the legal setback they've been fearing for years. The National Labor Relations Board ruled on Thursday that Browning Ferris Industries, a waste management company, qualifies as a "joint employer" alongside one of its subcontractors. Show More Summary

Why can't college athletes unionize?

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

Five yards forward, five yards back, thank to the National Labor Relations Board.

U.S. National Labor Relations Board rejects student athlete unionization

The decision may make it more difficult for graduate students at private institutions who are working to win the right to unionize.

Maybe Joining a Union Is Too Big a Step

On August 17, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), by a unanimous 5-0 vote (three Democrats, two Republicans), threw out a ruling that would have allowed Northwestern University football players to proceed with plans to join (or form) a labor union. Show More Summary

Labor Board Punts on Northwestern Football Case

Congress created the National Labor Relations Board in 1935 to administer national labor policy. For the most part, over eighty years of decision making, the Labor Board has protected the rights of employees to decide whether they wish to unionize or to remain non-union free. Show More Summary

McDonald's Could Soon Be Accountable for All of Its Employees

A new ruling could lead to sweeping changes in labor relations across the country. Are McDonald's franchise employees also the employees of the McDonald's corporation? Last week the National Labor Relations Board said yes, finding that McDonald's is a joint employer of restaurant workers hired at the fast food giant's franchises. Show More Summary

NLRB decision means no end, yet, to the 'student-athlete' myth

The movement to recognize college athletes as employees has suffered a major setback, with the National Labor Relations Board deciding Monday not to assert jurisdiction in the case of the Northwestern University football players seeking to unionize.

College Athletes Just Lost a Big Battle. Here’s Where the NCAA Pay War Is Headed Next.

On Monday, a labor board decision put an end to the unionization bid by a group of Northwestern football players hoping to gain benefits through collective bargaining. But the National Labor Relations Board's move to dismiss the case by deferring judgment on narrow, jurisdictional grounds was, for some experts, a surprising result. Show More Summary

August 19 roundup

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“Photos of Your Meal Could be Copyright Infringement in Germany” [Petapixel] National Labor Relations Board opts to dodge a fight with college football [Daniel Fisher, Forbes] Governor’s commission charged with recommending new redistricting...Show More Summary

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