News From: NLRB

by Press and Media | on Sep 12, 2016

Concerted union activity under attack

POLITICO: The National Labor Relations Board asked the Supreme Court Friday to rule on whether requiring employees to sign contracts waiving their right to bring class action lawsuits...

by Press and Media | on Jul 21, 2016

The impact of Miller & Anderson

The National Labor Relation Board’s (NLRB) Miller & Anderson decision will make it easier for unions to organize temporary workers alongside their permanent counterparts, but in some ways...

by Workers Indepen... | on Jul 18, 2016

None of your business boss

A new ruling from the National Labor Relations Board makes it easier for temporary workers to collectively bargain with permanent workers as part of a union.  The ruling overturns a 2004...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 06, 2016

Replacing the replacements

When workers go out on strike, companies hire replacement workers, also know as scabs, to work during the labor dispute.  In most cases these scabs are temporary workers who leave once the...

by Press and Media | on May 16, 2016

Homeland & NLRB join forces

The Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement has promised to notify the EEOC and the NLRB of any actions it takes at a worksite where employers use the threat of...

by Press and Media | on Apr 14, 2016

NLRB defends right to Micro Unions

This article first appeared in POLITICO's Morning Shift.Volkswagen on Wednesday, unsurprisingly, lost a bid to throw out the results of a December union election at its plant in Chattanooga. The...

by Press and Media | on Apr 07, 2016

Indian Casino's look to bust U.S. labor law

This article first appeared in POLITCO's Morning ShiftTRIBAL GROUPS URGE ANTI-NLRB BILL: More than 100 Native American groups asked the Senate Tuesday to vote on a bill that would prohibit the...

by Workers Indepen... | on Mar 30, 2016

Amazon.com continues to break labor law

Managers at a major Amazon.com warehouse serving the Port of Los Angeles routinely broke U.S. labor laws, hurting both company employees and workers working for a subcontractor.That's the result...

by Brian Young | on Feb 23, 2016

Lockout at ATI is over

After a 6-month illegal lockout by specialty steelmaker Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI), a 4-year tentative agreement has been reached.  The deal, between ATI and the United Steelworkers (USW...

by Workers Indepen... | on Feb 08, 2016

$8M paid to striking Oil Workers

The National Labor Relations Board says 769 workers at Tesoro Refining and Marketing will get an $8.08 million settlement from the company. Tesoro will pay those millions to workers in California and...

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