With a community organizer as President, perhaps it's no surprise that Obama's National Labor Relations Board would rule that it was legal,...
As organizers prepare for what they bill as the largest Black Friday protests to date, the National Labor Relations Board recently said that the practice of paying Wal-Mart strikers last year with $50 gift cards was legal.
By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner National Labor Relations Board lawyers okayed a major union's practice of paying people to protest against Walmart in a legal memorandum earlier this month. The federal labor law enforcement agency said the practice of paying workers $50 apiece to join protests “did not constitute unlawful … coercion of employees.”
A group of 150 current and recent writers, producers, and associate producers working at reality TV producer Sharp Entertainment filed today for an National Labor Relations Board election to join the Writers Guild of America East. They...Show More Summary
Senate Republicans weighed in Monday on the U.S. Supreme Court showdown over recess appointments, arguing that President Obama overreached his constitutional authority when he placed three members on the National Labor Relations Board. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and...
By Ryan Williams, Townhall.com This week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that it is issuing complaints against Walmart as part of a so-called retaliation against employees who protested at a recent shareholders meeting.
When it comes to workplace satisfaction, the employees within President Obama's National Labor Relations Board don't seem too thrilled with their leaders at the agency. Every year, the National Labor Relations Board surveys its employees regarding their views on their work at the agency.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the federal agency that protects workers' rights to organize and demand better conditions, will announce a decision today to prosecute Walmart for violating workers' rights by firing, disciplining,...Show More Summary
The holiday season is upon us! Which means that companies are going to spend the next month and a half treating their workers even worse than usual. Fortunately, the National Labor Relations Board is finally staffed up, and the Labor...Show More Summary
It may be some companies’ worst nightmare: the National Labor Relations Board, which is fully functioning with all its members for the first time since August 2003, is beginning to investigate labor practices and big companies, and so far, has sided with labor.
By Melanie Trottman and Kris Maher, The Wall Street Journal The National Labor Relations Board said it is prepared to file complaints alleging Wal-Mart Stores Inc. violated workers' rights to protest—unless Wal-Mart and the parties settle matters first.
(WASHINGTON) — Federal officials said Monday they are prepared to file formal complaints against Wal-Mart for allegedly violating the legal rights of protesting workers last year. The National Labor Relations Board announced that its...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Monday said it has authorized legal action against Wal-Mart Stores Inc for allegedly retaliating against workers who participated in strikes against the company over low pay.
The Obama administration continues its war on capitalism. Liberal protesters march against Walmart in 2012. (KQED) The AFL-CIO announced today Obama’s National Labor Relations Board will prosecute the nation’s largest retailer Walmart. The AFL-CIO Blog reported: Making Change at Walmart, … Continue reading ?
The wheels of the National Labor Relations Board grind slow and not especially fine, but they have ground to the point of authorizing complaints against Walmart for several alleged violations of workers' rights, including threatening retaliation against workers for striking and actually carrying out such retaliation. Show More Summary
Walmart will be prosecuted for firing, disciplining, and threatening workers who go on strike or attempt to unionize. The post National Labor Relations Board To Prosecute Walmart For Violating Workers’ Rights appeared first on ThinkProgress.
By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog CHATTANOOGA — Some Volkswagen employees at the company’s plant here who don’t want to organize with the United Auto Workers want to investigate the union. The workers, citing misleading information from the UAW, have retained the legal services of the National Right to Work Foundation. The foundation, on behalf...
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...