It has been barely over two months since the National Labor Relations Board enacted its controversial new rules to speed up union recognition elections and, already, union organizers appear thrilled with the progress. Dubbed the NLRB's...Show More Summary
The National Law Review In Noel Canning v. NLRB, the United States Supreme Court concluded that President Barack Obama’s three recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012 (Sharon Block, Richard Griffin, and Terence Flynn) were invalid. Show More Summary
By Lawrence E. Dubé, Bloomberg BNA Overruling a long-standing precedent, the National Labor Relations Board June 26 held that employers have no blanket right to deny union requests for access to witness statements that are secured during a company investigation.
By Cole Strangler, International Business Times House Republicans voted Wednesday to slash the budget of the federal agency that enforces the nation’s foundational labor laws and attached to the proposal a number of anti-union measures championed by industry lobbyists. Show More Summary
If the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) succeeds in its aim of holding franchisors legally liable for labor law violations by franchisees, it’s likely to upend the terms on which small and fledgling operators gain access to marketplace...Show More Summary
The National Law Review It's still too early to say which National Labor Relations Board regional office ultimately will lead the regions in the average shortest time between the filing of a certification petition and the conduct ofShow More Summary
By Chris Safran, The Washington Free Beacon The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) encouraged the House Appropriations Committee to use their power of the purse to address harmful efforts by the National Labor Relations Board to aid in the creation of micro unions and ambush elections.
By Hector Barreto, Fox News Latino Using the power of the purse, Congress has taken yet another positive step to push back on the anti-business policies of the union-backed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The House Appropriations...Show More Summary
The National Law Review Implementation of the National Labor Relations Board’s ambush election rule is in full swing, and, after seven weeks of experience under the new rule, NLRB case data reveal that unions are winning well over 60 percent of representation elections conducted by the NLRB.
By Peter Schmidt, The Chronicle of Higher Education The National Labor Relations Board has upheld a unionization vote by adjunct instructors at a California college after determining that the election had not been tainted by a supervisor’s support for their organization.
Sam Estreicher (NYU) has just published Depoliticizing the National Labor Relations Board: Administrative Steps, 64 Emory L.J. 1611 2015). Here's the abstract: Complaints about the political forces arrayed against the basic labor laws and about the increasing “politicization” of...
The National Law Review While we have been reminding readers of the fact that the National Labor Relations Act (the “Act”) protects employees regardless of whether they are represented by a union and the Act applies to non-unionizedShow More Summary
Labor Union Report In what seems to be more evidence of the National Labor Relations Board’s pro-union leanings, a recent letter to members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation details what appears to be certain conflicts of interest...Show More Summary
In what seems to be more evidence of the National Labor Relations Board's pro-union leanings, a recent letter to members of Pennsylvania's congressional delegation details what appears to be certain conflicts of interest by the regional...Show More Summary
By Heather Greenaway, The Daily Caller Big Labor is at it again. Predictably, and as many warned, since the enactment of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) “ambush election” ruling, elections to unionize workplaces have sprung up at an alarming rate. Show More Summary
The National Law Review The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians (Tribe) owns and operates Little River Casino Resort, whose revenues provide half the Tribe’s budget. The casino employs 107 members of the Tribe, 27 members of other tribes and 771 non-Indians. Show More Summary
Nearly all action to come out of the Obama administration's National Labor Relations Board has sought to ease union organizing campaigns in order to funnel workers' money into union coffers.
Under the Obama administration, the National Labor Relations Board has gone to great lengths to expand employee Section 7 rights to the point of absurdity.
Yesterday, the House Education and Workforce Committee held a hearing entitled, "Compulsory Unionism Through Grievance Fees: The NLRB’s Assault on Right to Work," which examined the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) effort to undermine state right-to-work laws.
bizjournals.com A full 10 months after legal teams from Northwestern University and the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) submitted their final filings to the full National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C., there's still no indication when the NLRB will issue a final ruling on whether Northwestern University's football team can unionize under the CAPA banner.