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Obama NLRB Declares War on Right To Work

By Don Loos, The National Right to Work Committee The Obama National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been hitting at the edge of Right To Work for six years; now it has signaled a frontal assault on Right To Work freedom.

NLRB official rejects McDonald’s bid for union documents

By Alejandra Cancino, Chicago Tribune A National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge denied McDonald's request for documents from groups hired by the Service Employees International Union that could have revealed the names of current and former McDonald's employees supporting the union-backed campaign demanding $15 per hour wages and better working conditions.

Is your company ready for a union ambush?

By Lori Armstrong Halber and Rick Grimaldi, Philadelphia Business Journal Starting this week, employers must contend with the National Labor Relations Board’s final rule governing union representation-case procedures.

New NLRB Quickie Election Rules Take Effect Today

The National Law Review Any employer potentially subject to union organization should be aware that the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) modified its election rules effective April 14, 2015.

You have been AMBUSHED – by the NLRB

Despite our best efforts and after a four year battle, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s “Ambush Election” rule willRead the Rest...

One Year Later, NLRB Still Hasn't Ruled On Appeal Of Whether College Football Players May Unionize

More than one year after the National Labor Relations Board's 13th Region ruled that college athletes are employees and thus may unionize,  Northwestern University's appeal of the regional board decision remains unresolved.  Although the full National Labor Relations Board has decided numerous more recent disputes,  there is still no word [...]

NLRB’s Griffin pushes the envelope in labor law

By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner Once a little-known federal agency, the National Labor Relations Board has emerged under President Obama as one of the key arms of his economic agenda and a major thorn in the side of big business.

NLRB Rejects Profane Employee Facebook Rant as Grounds for Termination

JD Supra For decades, the National Labor Relations Board has recognized boundaries on employees’ rights to engage in activity protected under federal labor laws.

NLRB Issues Guidance Regarding Lawful Employee Handbook Policies

The National Law Review Employers might know (or if they do not, they should) that the National Labor Relations Act (or "NLRA") applies even to employers who do not have a unionized workforce.

NLRB hits Postal Service over response to cyber breach

The National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint calling on the U.S. Postal Service to negotiate with employee groups over how quickly to tell personnel about cyber attacks that affect their personal data. The March 31 action came...Show More Summary

Agency’s union ‘speedy election’ rule has no firm deadlines

By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner The National Labor Relations Board's guidance for its controversial new rule intended to speed up the scheduling of union workplace elections gives no firm rules on scheduling elections, merely stating that should be held "at the earliest date practicable."

NLRB Warns Your Employee Handbook May Be Illegal

By Gregory J. Millman, Wall Street Journal A new memorandum from the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, Richard F. Griffin, Jr., puts the board’s interpretation of law on a collision course with the compliance profession,...Show More Summary

Emory NLRB Symposium

This Friday, the Emory Law Review will host a symposium, The National Labor Relations Board After Eighty Years. The lineup, present company excluded, is impressive and includes all current NLRB members (plus a former Chairman) and the current NLRB General...

Obama’s Push will Lead to Labor Blitz on Employers

The pro-labor unions National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will be very active and employers have to be on the lookout, says one labor lawyer.

NLRB v. Northwestern: Cultivating a New Era for Taxing Qualified Scholarships

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze (North Carolina A&T) & Adam Epstein (Central Michigan), The National Labor Relations Board v. Northwestern University: Cultivating a New Era for Taxing Qualified Scholarships, 49 Akron L. Rev. ___ (2016): On March 26, 2014 the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that Northwestern University’s scholarship football players are...

The new NLRB election rules: Stop this ambush

The Tribune-Review With President Obama vetoing the GOP-controlled Congress' attempt to block his National Labor Relations Board's new “ambush election” rules, courts must uphold workers' and employers' rights against the administration's latest sop to its Big Labor puppet-masters.

Chipotle Illegally Fired Employee Who Participated in Labor Strikes

The judge ruled that the chain also illegally interrogated employees. Burrito behemoth Chipotle is the latest restaurant to feel the wrath of the National Labor Relations Board. According to Think Progress, the chain was found guilty...Show More Summary

Labor’s Few GOP Friends Vote With Dems on NLRB Rules

A Republican effort to squash a National Labor Relations Board rule that would streamline the union election process was rejected by President Obama this week – becoming his fourth veto while in office. Democrats have historic connections to unions and their political contributions. But so do a few Republicans, including those who dissented from their…

Boeing gives NLRB list of union-eligible employees as Haley bashes IAM efforts

The Post and Courier Boeing South Carolina has given the National Labor Relations Board the names and addresses of 3,175 workers at its production facilities in North Charleston who are eligible to vote April 22 on whether they want to be represented by the International Association of Machinists union.

Obama's fourth veto: Protecting workers

As threatened, President Obama vetoed a congressional attempt to block the National Labor Relations Board's new rules to streamline and modernize union representation election rules. It's the second veto of the year for Obama, and the fourth of his presidency. Show More Summary

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