by Brian Young | on Aug 14, 2019

Barstool Sports Threatens Employees if they Organize

Following the announcement that the staff of The Ringer had decided to organize, Barstool CEO Dave Portnoy felt it was important to let Barstool’s employees know that they will not be gaining a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 26, 2019

NLRB Charges Filed Against Bernie Sanders

The Bernie Sanders campaign is in some hot water after staffers filed an unfair labor practices complaint with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). While the identity of the person who filed...

by Mohammed Sarker | on Jul 17, 2019

Organizing the Unorganized

Workers across the country are realizing the importance of having a voice in their workplace. Workers in show business, coffee, military contractors, and staff at a blood center all understand that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 10, 2019

Trump's NLRB: Employers May Now File Decerts

Trump’s NLRB has issued yet another decision that would make it easier for employers to decertify unions. This time the NLRB is streamlining the process for employers who “think”...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 24, 2019

Deflating the Rat

Inflatable rats and fat cats are a staple of many union protests. However, NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb is hoping to use the courts to deflate these props and make their use illegal.

by Kris LaGrange | on May 08, 2019

The NLRB is on the Warpath Against Unions

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was established to stand up for workers, but Trump’s appointees are now on the warpath against unions.

by Guest Post | on Mar 26, 2019

Lawmakers Want Answers About NLRB’s Plans to Outsource Work

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. Two members of Congress are pushing for answers about the National Labor Relations Board’s plans to contract out its unionized staff...

by Press and Media | on Feb 28, 2019

Democrats Select CWA Lawyer for Spot on NLRB

With a spot open on the National Labor Relations Board for a Democratic pick, Minority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer has asked the AFL-CIO for a recommendation. Politico has more on who they selected...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 23, 2019

Trump's NLRB: Inflatable Rats Illegal

For decades, courts have held that one of the most iconic images of a union protest, Scabby the Rat, is protected under federal law. The global symbol of worker strife can be found at almost every...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 31, 2018

Trump Makes it Easier to Sue Your Union

Since Trump has changed the National Labor Relations Board, the NLRB has become decidedly more anti-union. We previously told you about how the board is trying to make secondary picketing illegal....

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