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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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 05, 2021

NLRB Finds Amazon Illegally Fired Workers

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been on a hot streak over the last few weeks. After finding Tesla guilty of union-busting and settling a similar case with Google, they have now...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 01, 2021

Why is the Amazon Union Vote Count Taking So Long?

On Monday, all votes were submitted in the historic Amazon union vote at the Bessemer, Alabama warehouse. While only 6,000 people were eligible to vote, it is expected to take days or possibly weeks...

by Brian Young | on Mar 24, 2021

NLRB Lawyer: Keep Union Insignia Rule

Over the past few months President Biden and his appointees have worked to overturn a number of Trump initiatives. Some of these include getting rid of Trump’s anti-union executive orders and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 22, 2021

Amazon Illegally Interrogated Worker

As COVID started to spread in March of 2020, warehouse workers in Queens, New York staged two walkouts to protest Amazon’s handling of the outbreak. This walkout spurred a number of COVID-...

by Brian Young | on Mar 12, 2021

NLRB Sides with Student Employees

Since the 1970s rules surrounding the ability of teaching assistants to join a union have faced regular oscillation and in just the past two decades the NLRB has changed their position 3 times...

by Brian Young | on Feb 17, 2021

Biden Selects CWA Lawyer for NLRB General Counsel

On Day One in office, President Joe Biden fired NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb, a move that was widely applauded by unions and working people. Robb had completely changed the position from one that...