By Hilary Bricken, Above the Law Today, the National Labor Relations Board will be hearing marijuana workers’ allegations against their New Jersey medical marijuana dispensary employer for retaliation, union-busting, and unfair working conditions. This will be the second time the NLRB has entertained hearing a marijuana workers case.
By Melanie Trottman and Kristina Peterson, The Wall Street Journal The House this week is expected to pass a GOP-led resolution to overturn a National Labor Relations Board rule that would streamline union-organizing elections, setting up what is likely to be the fourth veto by President Barack Obama since he took office.
Unless or until it’s stopped, the National Labor Relations Board regulation that denies employees time to consider whether to joinRead the Rest...
lexology.com At the March 4, 2015 session of the American Bar Association’s mid-winter meeting of the Committee on Development of the Law under the NLRA, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard Griffin disclosed detailed...Show More Summary
By Jordain Carney, The Hill The Senate will vote Wednesday on a GOP-backed motion that would undo a controversial National Labor Relations Board rule that makes it easier for workers to hold union elections.
On Wednesday, the GOP-led U.S. Senate will vote to undo the National Labor Relations Board’s announced rules enabling unions to “ambush” companies with so-called “quickie elections.” According to the Hill: Republicans are using the Congressional...Show More Summary
National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation A former seasonal Indianapolis-area UPS (NYSE: UPS) worker has settled with the company after filing unfair labor practice charges against UPS with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
The previous three times were overruled and thrown out by the Obama-pro-labor-stacked National Labor Relations Board. Maybe they’ll kick out the union UAW one last time.
Sarah Jaffe, The Nation: Cablevision has fired, then rehired, workers when the union put pressure on the company or the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) stepped in. It has threatened the workers and attempted to decertify the union. Show More Summary
On February 11, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions conducted a hearing, titled “Ambushed: How the NLRB’s New Election Rule Harms Employers & Employees,” where the National Labor Relations Board’s contentious new “ambush” union election rule was discussed.
The latest rule from the National Labor Relations Board will cut down the time that an employer has to meet with employees to talk about upcoming union elections from a month to 11 days. The Republicans contend that it is too short a time for employees to make an “informed decision” about unionizing.
By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner Business groups suing the National Labor Relations Board over its recent changes to union election laws accused it of deliberately slow-walking its response to their lawsuit in an effort to get the rule into effect before the suit is resolved.
Nevada Business Several Las Vegas area local business owners and representatives met with Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) to express their concerns with recent and pending actions of the National Labor Relations Board that would significantly expand the definition of joint employer. Show More Summary
The National Law Review Anticipating the National Labor Relations Board’s decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. (32-RC-109684), in which the Board will address the standard for determining whether two discrete employers...Show More Summary
By Kate Scanlon, The Daily Signal Republican members of Congress have introduced a joint resolution of Congress to try to stop a new National Labor Relations Board rule from going into effect this April.
Pacific Harvest Inc. employees working at Guadalupe, Calif.-based Apio Inc. have rejected membership in United Food and Commercial Workers, according to union election results certified by the National Labor Relations Board.
The National Labor Relations Board (Board, NLRB) removed unnecessary barriers and reduced unnecessary delays according to their final rule on the union election process. This ruling has been referred to as "quickie or ambush elections."...Show More Summary
The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation The National Right to Work Foundation has filed briefs in two federal courts challenging the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) recently-enacted regulations that will further give union organizers the upper hand over independent-minded employees during unionization campaigns.
Congress established the National Labor Relations Board as a body made up of neutral arbiters to represent the public in labor disputes. Under the Obama administration, the Board has strayed from its required impartiality to issue rules and decisions that outright favor labor unions over workers and employers.
By Ilyse W. Schuman and Michael J. Lotito, Mondaq.com The National Labor Relations Board's new "quickie" election rule—set to take effect on April 14, 2015—will detrimentally impact both employers and employees, according to many witnesses testifying at a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) hearing. Show More Summary