Trump Picks Republican Kaplan for US Labor Board

June 20, 2017

The board, when fully stocked, includes three members from the president’s party and two from the opposing party. Under Trump, lawyers and business groups expect the board to roll back a series of policy changes adopted during the […]

On Labor, Trump Remains Outmanned by Democrats

June 14, 2017

Five months into President Donald Trump’s administration, the federal agency that referees disputes between unions and business is still controlled by Democrats, complicating the White House’s effort to roll back government oversight of the labor […]

NLRB Rules Sped Up Union Elections by 38 Percent

May 2, 2017

Workers have been organizing union elections 38 percent faster since the National Labor Relations Board changed its rules two years ago, according to a new analysis. The study from the man- agement law firm Fisher Phillips examines just how quickly […]

Trump to Name National Labor Relations Board Chairman

April 25, 2017

President Donald Trump intends to designate Philip Miscimarra as the chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, the White House said on Friday. Miscimarra, who currently serves as the NLRB’s acting chairman, joined the board in 2013. […]

Trump Appoints Acting Chairs to Labor Boards

January 26, 2017

President Trump has chosen Republican members of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to head the boards as acting chairs. Commissioner Victoria Lipnic will lead the EEOC and […]

NLRB Orders Union Elections for Yale Graduate Students

January 26, 2017

The National Labor Relations Board has granted petitions for graduate students in nine departments at Yale University to vote on whether they want union representation. The order from the NLRB regional director in Boston calls for nine separate […]

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