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by Brian Young | on Sep 17, 2021

Biden's NLRB: Tough on Union Busting

When Joe Biden was running for President, he talked about wanting to create real penalties for companies that violate labor law. While he suggested that he might support going as far as putting them...

by Brian Young | on Aug 23, 2021

CVS and AT&T Workers Vote to Join a Union

Across the nation, workers are looking for ways to better protect themselves and to gain a stronger voice within their workplace. During the pandemic, workers found out just how much power they have...

by Brian Young | on Aug 18, 2021

NLRB Could Restore Card Check Standard

For the last four years the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been on a warpath against unions. Trump’s appointees, including General Counsel Peter Robb, used the board to weaken labor...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 23, 2021

Biden Picks Union Lawyer for NLRB

Although a spot does not open on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) until the end of August, President Biden has made an early announcement that he will fill that deciding seat with a longtime...

by Brian Young | on Jun 14, 2021

Union Vote at Nissan

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has authorized a union election at a Nissan plant in Tennessee that includes nearly 4,300 workers. The election is the latest attempt for unions to gain a...

by Brian Young | on May 27, 2021

Biden Selects Gwynne Wilcox for NLRB

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) currently has a 3-1 majority favoring Republicans, but that is about to change as President Biden has announced his pick for a vacant seat on the board....

by Phil Cohen | on May 24, 2021

Will Biden Repair Trump's Damage to the NLRB?

One of Donald Trump’s less-documented abuses of power has been his subversion of the National Labor Relations Board.  The NLRB was created by Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of the New Deal...

by Brian Young | on Apr 23, 2021

Contract Bar Rule Survives NLRB Challenge

The National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) has decided against continuing with a Trump-era push to get rid of a rule that limits when workers can try to decertify a union. The rule, known as the...

by Brian Young | on Apr 19, 2021

Union Files Objections to Amazon Vote

Throughout February and March workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer Alabama voted on whether their warehouse should become the first union facility at Amazon. The workers faced an intense anti-...

by Brian Young | on Apr 09, 2021

Union: Amazon's Illegal Actions During Union Vote

On Friday, the most high-profile union election in decades concluded with workers overwhelmingly voting against the union with a vote of 738 in favor and 1,798 against. There were also 76 voided...

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