by Guest Post | on Sep 09, 2019

Has the NLRB Lost its Way?

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. "Everybody needs a law that is precise and certain." Sen. Robert F. Wagner was matter-of-fact in his call for Congress to pass the...

by Press and Media | on Oct 05, 2018

Trump Wants to Make Union Pickets Illegal

Trump's National Labor Relations Board is looking at ways to further curb unions ability to take action against their employer by putting more limits on picketing. Read more from Bloomberg Law...

by Guest Post | on Apr 16, 2018

NLRB Becomes Anti-worker

Management lawyer John Ring was appointed chairman of the National Labor Relations Board on Thursday, one day after the U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed him as an NLRB member. Ring’s...

by Brian Young | on Dec 13, 2017

Trump's NLRB Makes it Harder to Join a Union

A new week, a new attack on labor from Trump’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In their continuing fight to make it harder to win a union election, the NLRB has voted to begin the repeal...

by Guest Post | on Oct 31, 2017

Teamsters Win $25 Million

The Regional Director for Region 9, on behalf of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), has signed a court-mediated settlement agreement among the NLRB, VIUSA, Inc. (...

by Brian Young | on May 30, 2017

Mincing Micro Unions

In their continuing effort to make it harder to organize, Senate Republican’s have introduced a bill to repeal the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision to allow so called Micro Unions...

by Guest Post | on Mar 21, 2017

Victory: Employer must pay Union back

An administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled against Wisconsin metal fabrication company Metalcraft’s union busting tactics and has ordered the company to...

by Brian Young | on Feb 23, 2017

Organizing Victories across the country

Lately a lot of news coming out of UCOMM Blog has been negative.  We have been covering a National Right to Work push, a case challenging fair share fees for public employees, and the chaos...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 17, 2017

Peerless Plywood scares 'em into submission

I get frustrated when trying to explain to a Building Trades union leader why the workers at the Walmart or Home Depot they just built don't organize. It's even more frustrating when the PBA...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 10, 2017

Union Vote at Telemundo

The National Labor Relations Board recently announced their will be a union representation vote for actors employed by NBC owned Telemundo with 160,000 member strong Screen Actors Guild –...

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