By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner The National Labor Relations Board is expected to release a flurry of pro-labor decisions by mid-December, when Democrats could lose their majority on the federal agency.
By Ilyse Wolens Schuman, Michael J. Lotito and littler.com During a relatively sedate hearing to consider the nomination of Lauren McFerran to serve as a member of the National Labor Relations Board, the issue of joint employment and...Show More Summary
In an agreement with the National Labor Relations Board, the e-commerce giant will inform workers about their right to organize
By Jon Hyman, Workforce A few months ago, I wrote how the National Labor Relations Board was exploring new areas of potential protected concerted activity to regulate. One such area is information and data security.
By Mike Pare, Chattanooga Times Free Press The National Right to Work Foundation is asking the U.S. Secretary of Labor to apply federal labor law related to Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant, saying foreign union groups may be conspiring to force workers into union ranks.
The Wall Street Journal McDonald’s Corp. and other franchise companies are preparing a major public campaign to fight a recent National Labor Relations Board determination that could hold them responsible for the labor practices of their franchisees.
Democrats are urging a speedy confirmation of President Barack Obama’s new nominee to the National Labor Relations Board. On Thursday, they made clear they’re determined to get it.
By Melanie Trottman, The Wall Street Journal President Barack Obama nominated Lauren McFerran to the National Labor Relations Board and has withdrawn the nomination of Sharon Block because of GOP objections, the White House said Wednesday.
Politico In his first post-midterms shift on nominations, President Barack Obama is withdrawing Sharon Block’s nomination for the National Labor Relations Board, sources tell POLITICO.
By Cory Bennett, The Hill Postal workers are taking their frustrations to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) after a U.S. Postal Service data breach exposed 800,000 employees’ information.
The National Law Review The National Labor Relations Board through November 5 has reconsidered 35 decisions issued by Board panels found to be invalidly constituted under the Supreme Court’s ruling in NLRB v. Noel Canning.
By Tina A. Syring, Inside Counsel In the past, non-union employers paid very little attention to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) as those companies rarely had their employment policies and practices scrutinized by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
The bell has been rung for the next round in the slugfest between Cablevision and organized labor. A complaint issued late Thursday by the National Labor Relations Board charges the Long... To view the full story, click the title li...
In its latest complaint against the company, the National Labor Relations Board charged Cablevision’s chief executive officer, James L. Dolan, with illegally threatening to deny technicians a pay increase.
As energy reliance grows, it may be time to re-examine the role of public utility commissions and the effect of the National Labor Relations Act in labor disputes regarding electric utilities, a researcher suggests in a new study.
By Aloysius Hogan, CEI.org On July 29, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board’s Office of the General Counsel set the labor and employment world on fire by authorized complaints against McDonald’s, determining that the franchisor McDonald’s is a joint employer with McDonald’s franchisees and thus liable for the actions of the franchisees.
It is already an arduous process for employees to remove an unwanted union from their workplace. And now the International Association of Machinists is requesting that the National Labor Relations Board overturn established Board precedent to make it even more difficult. To no one’s surprise, the pro-union Board is willing to listen.
The National Law Review In a landmark decision, the National Labor Relation Board has imposed an array of extraordinary remedies against an employer for what the NLRB described as “egregious and pervasive violations” of the National Labor Relations Act. Pacific Beach Hotel, 361 NLRB No. 65 (2014).
National Law Review Rejecting a National Labor Relations Board decision that two employees were unlawfully discharged for engaging in union activities because there was no evidence that the person who made the decision to discharge the...Show More Summary
By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner The United Auto Workers refused to allow a Michigan member to resign her union membership, according to a legal complaint filed with the National Labor Relations Board. That constitutes a challenge to the state's new right to work law, which forbids workers from being obligated to join or otherwise support labor unions.