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....

by Guest Post | on Sep 21, 2018

NLRB Moves to Undo Joint Employer Standard

The Republican-dominated National Labor Relations Board took a big step backward on Sept. 13 when it announced it was proposing a new rule on its joint employer standard, a decision that could...

by Brian Young | on May 01, 2018

NLRB Stops Mohawk's Union Busting

The 200 members of Workers United at Karastan have beat back a decertification attempt that sought to bust their 79-year-old union. Beginning in September, Karastan’s parent company Mohawk...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 05, 2018

Trump Wants to Slow Down Union Elections

Three years ago, the National Labor Relations Board took modest steps to streamline, modernize and improve the process by which workers petition for an election to vote on...

by Press and Media | on Jan 26, 2018

The Incredible Shrinking NLRB

In today's Politico Morning Shift, they report on another attack against collective bargaining, this time an attempt by Trump's appointees to restrict NLRB Regional Directors power.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 17, 2018

The NLRB Is Going to Suck Until 2020

After eight years of a labor-friendly National Labor Relations Board, the balance of power on the board is set to change with the appointment of business lawyer John Ring.

by Brian Young | on Nov 09, 2017

PATCO Strikebreaker is Trump's NLRB Pick

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has a new general counsel after the Senate approved Peter Robb yesterday. The party line vote put the management side lawyer in charge of which cases the...

by Press and Media | on May 25, 2017

Using the NLRB to Break Unions

Now that Trump has submitted the names of two union busters for the National Labor Relations Board, will he transform the board from a group that helps workers to one that attacks workers?

by Brian Young | on Apr 05, 2017

Company Yellow Unions

When a company hears that workers are organizing there are a number of different steps they can take.  They could stay neutral and if the employees have enough cards recognize the union. This is...