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. […]

House to Vote on Repealing Joint-Employer Rule

November 6, 2017

The House is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a bill to rescind the National Labor Relations Board’s ruling that made employers potentially liable for labor law violations committed by their subcontractors. The Save Local Business Act, introduced by […]

Charges Against Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Filed with NLRB

October 10, 2017

Charges have been filed against Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to the National Labor Relations Board in Fort Worth, after he made statements threatening to bench players who did not stand for the national anthem. The United Labor Union’s Wade Rathke […]

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