Bob Harper has had a transitional year - one that he told POPSUGAR was a year of "going back to the drawing board." Related If You're Trying to Lose Weight, Bob Harper Says You Must Do These 3 Things After surviving a massive heart attack, the celebrity trainer and The Biggest Loser star has made significant changes in his approach to health. Show More Summary
In a first for the 136-year-old Los Angeles Times, editorial workers have voted to join a union. The overwhelming vote of 248-44 was certified today by the National Labor Relations Board. Voting began earlier this month. The employees...Show More Summary
In September, the National Labor Relations Board tilted to a 3-2 GOP majority for the first time in ten years. Thus began a series of Obama-era policy reversals that previously strengthened worker protections. By December, the NLRB overturned the Obama-era “Browning-Ferris” rule. The landmark rule had made it easier for employees to hold companies liable […]
Outgoing NLRB Chair Miscimarra Leads Attack on Working People's Rights On Dec. 16, 2017, National Labor Relations Board Chair Philip Miscimarra’s term came to an end. In the final days before the end of his term, a series of 3-2 decisions...Show More Summary
The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) announced that resources related to opioid prescribing and telemedicine are currently the most important regulatory issues to state medical boards. The announcement comes after analyzing responses from 51 state medical boards as part of the FSMB's 2017 annual survey to its member boards.
A Republican party that survives through voter suppression may be replicating its model in the workplace. In December, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) invited public commentary on a possible revocation of a rule that makes employers provide union organizers with contact information for workers in advance of a representation election. Show More Summary
To the editor: The ordinances discussed by The Times Editorial Board are vital tools to address Los Angeles’ housing shortage and related homelessness crisis. But unless City Hall shows leadership by easing fears and dispelling myths about affordable housing, progress will be slower and more limited...
President Donald Trump plans to nominate as his choice to fill a vacant seat on the National Labor Relations Board a labor lawyer and partner at a law firm that has advised him and the Trump Organization on taxes since 2005. The White House said on Friday that John Ring, a partner at Morgan Lewis...
The Illinois State Board of Education says Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of legislation related to a revamped education-funding formula could cause "disruption and confusion" to the state's more-than 800 school … Click to Continue »
A West Virginia public relations firm owner has been named board president of a relief organization serving the Caribbean. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Charleston resident Mike Plante takes over for … Click to Continue »
Some seriously good news, finally, from the National Labor Relations Board, which had hurtled left in recent years but now has a majority of Republican appointees: 1) it overturned its notorious Browning-Ferris rule, which had threatened...Show More Summary
Corporate executives and industry lobbyists started cheering this month before the ink had even dried on a decision by the Trump administration’s National Labor Relations Board overturning an Obama-era “joint employer” standard....
On December 14, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overturned a 2015 policy that had made it easier for workers—particularly fast-food workers—to unionize and challenge their employers over unfair labor practices. The Obama-era standard sprung from a 2013 case involving workers attempting to unionize at a recycling plant in Milpitas, Calif. Show More Summary
Saturday marked the last day of Philip Miscimarra’s tenure as Chairman of the NLRB. While the Board was fully constituted with 5 members, it managed to release a passel of... The post Seismic Changes Announced at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) appeared first on Shopfloor.
In a major victory for the rights of workers to unionize, SAG-AFTRA today reached a nearly $500,000 settlement with the Spanish Broadcasting System in advance of a National Labor Relations Board ruling on the union's claim that eight...Show More Summary
The National Labor Relations Board is an independent agency tasked with “encouraging the practice and procedure of collective bargaining.” Under the Trump administration, however, it appears to have adopted a new mission: to incinerate...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump’s picks for the National Labor Relations Board overturned a major precedent from the Obama years Thursday, delivering a blow to labor unions and a big win to McDonald’s and other large corporations.
The National Labor Relations Board overturned a landmark Obama-era rule this week that had left companies vulnerable to lawsuits filed by employees of franchisees and contractors over labor violations. Groups representing companies in industries such as restaurants, retail and home construction...
The Republican-controlled National Labor Relations Board moved quickly this week to overturn a host of Obama-era panel decisions.
The ruling also makes it more difficult for employees to unionize. On Thursday, the National Labor Relations Board, led by Trump appointee Philip A. Miscimarra, undid an Obama-era ruling that protected workers, including subcontractors, from labor law violations. Show More Summary