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MA: VTA Union Contract Stuck in Slow Lane

Talks may begin again soon for bus drivers with the Vineyard Transit Authority after a National Labor Relations Board ruling last year that the company that provides drivers and administrative services for the contract violated federal law.

Trump Organization Moves to Avoid Possible Labor Conflicts

Two agreements reduce the probability that the National Labor Relations Board will be asked to adjudicate disputes between workers and the company.

Columbia Challenges Grad Students' Vote To Unionize

Less than a month after Columbia University graduate students voted to unionize?the first private university graduate student group to do so since the National Labor Relations Board enshrined the right in August?Columbia is challenging the vote, urging the NLRB to schedule a new election. [ more › ]

Guitar Center Found Guilty of Union-Busting, Workers Call for a Day of Action

In a victory for Guitar Center workers' ongoing unionization effort, the National Labor Relations Board? has ruled against the company’s illegal anti-union activities.

2nd Cir. Adopts NLRB Standard for Bargaining Units

The Second Circuit has adopted the National Labor Relations Board's organizational standards for proposed unions. In applying a two-part test, the court joined other federal jurisdictions to evaluate whether proposed collective bargaining units consist of employees who share a "community of interests" and do not "arbitrarily exclude other employees." The......

Bridgewater Settlement with Labor Board on Worker Rights Stays Secret

The National Labor Relations Board had accused the firm, world’s largest hedge fund, of “restraining and coercing” employees from exercising their rights.

NLRA Doesn't Preempt Local 'Right to Work' Laws, 6th Says

The National Labor Relations Act, in order to create a nationally uniform corpus of labor law, generally preempts labor regulation on the state and local level. There are exceptions, however, including the ability for states to adopt "right to work" laws. But does that state exemption extend down to......

Trump Poised to Reshape Labor Board, Lawyers Say

The election of Donald Trump is likely to mean big changes for the National Labor Relations Board, potentially rolling back the Obama administration's agenda of expanding employee and union rights, according to employment litigators...

Trump Hotel Las Vegas Workers Win Major Victory After NLRB Ruling

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka released the following statement in response to a National Labor Relations Board decision ordering Donald Trump to recognize and bargain with Trump International Hotel Las Vegas workers.

Trump is breaking the law by refusing to bargain with his Las Vegas workers' union, labor board says

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

It’s time for Donald Trump and his company to sit down and bargain with workers at the Trump International Las Vegas Hotel, the National Labor Relations Board has ordered. The workers unionized late last year, but Trump’s company has fought that and refused to negotiate a first contract. Show More Summary

Donald Trump, Friend Of The Working Class, Bravely Violates Federal Labor Laws

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Trump has been illegally refusing to recognize or bargain with the newly formed union at his Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas

Trump violating federal labor law by refusing to negotiate with union

Trump is facing charges that he is violating the federal labor rights of his employees. The National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday night that Trump has been illegally refusing to bargain with the 500-odd employees at the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas. They officially unionized earlier this year. “We find that the Respondent’s conduct [...]

Prime Healthcare ordered to pay $6.5 million in back wages

In a ruling last week, the National Labor Relations Board ordered Prime Healthcare Services, the owner of several Southern California hospitals, to pay back wages to laboratory technicians, clerks and pharmacists, among other employees. The chain owes $6.5 million to 500 workers at Encino Hospital...

Indian tribes may be sovereign, but their casinos remain subject to NLRB scrutiny

A California-based tribe’s recent loss at the National Labor Relations Board could reignite interest in controversial legislation affecting Indian casinos and union workers nationwide. As part of a ruling that … Click to Continue »

A Critical Eye on Wall Street’s Secrets

The National Labor Relations Board has challenged some parts of the employee contracts at the hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, including the confidentiality agreement.

NLRB Ruling Frees College Athlete Twitter, Opens New Avenue To End Amateurism

3 months agoSports : Deadspin

For today, a recent memo sent out by the National Labor Relations Board means Twitter users will be treated to the unfiltered thoughts of private school college athletes; for the future, it means those athletes might actually get their just due. Read more...

U.S. labor board calls Northwestern athletes 'employees' in memo on 'unlawful' social media restrictions

A 15-word footnote by an associate general counsel for the National Labor Relations Board has added to the long-running debate over whether college football players are employees. The six-page advice memorandum issued last month called restrictions Northwestern placed on how football players used...

College coaches shouldn’t be able to control players’ social media, says federal agency

The ruling applies to Northwestern and 16 other FBS private schools. A new ruling handed down Tuesday by the National Labor Relations Board has declared that it is “unlawful” for Northwestern football players to be governed by rulesShow More Summary

NLRB gives Northwestern football players right to tweet

In another step toward redefining the amateur status of college athletes, Northwestern has agreed to drop social media restrictions placed on football players after the National Labor Relations Board decided … Click to Continue »

The NLRB in the Partisan Era

I have a new piece up at Democracy Journal about the National Labor Relations Board in the partisan era. Roosevelt’s advisers intended for the NLRB to be a non-partisan agency; it drew most of its early appointees from government workers. Representing business, labor, and the public equally was in fact a prime goal of many […]

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