Harvard Must Hold New Graduate-Student Union Election

January 11, 2018

Last spring, after months of protracted hearings and disputes over voter eligibility following Harvard’s graduate-student union election, the regional NLRB had invalidated the results of that election and ordered a new one, after finding that the […]

Slate: Donald Trump, Union Buster

December 19, 2017

“The National Labor Relations Board is an independent agency tasked with ‘encouraging the practice and procedure of collective bargaining,'” writes Mark Joseph Stern for Slate. ”Under the Trump administration, however, it appears to have adopted a new mission: to incinerate every Obama-era rule […]

NLRB Adopts Business-Friendly ‘Micro Union’ Test

December 16, 2017

The NLRB in a 3-2 decision on Friday said a unionized unit of about 100 welders and “rework specialists” at a manufacturing company in Oregon was improper, and should include all 2,500 employees at the company’s facility. Forming smaller […]

Judge Sides with Port Truckers in Misclassification Fight

December 4, 2017

Intermodal Bridge Transport violated federal law by engaging in unfair labor practices, including misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors instead of employees, an administra-tive law judge for the National Labor Relations Board ruled. […]

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