National Labor Relations Board Twists the Knife in the Heart of Unions and Workers

Labor Organizing National Politics

New Orleans    It may be hard to remember, but the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is supposed to ensure the right of workers to organize and safeguard the stated public policy expounded in the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), which favors collective bargaining. Under the Trump administration, the NLRB is going out of its …

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Is the NLRB Getting Better?

Ideas and Issues

New Orleans   After a lengthy rule-making procedure, legal challenges, and a host of complaints from the right and the business community, perhaps one and the same thing, but that’s a topic for another day, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued new rules that they claimed would speed up certification elections to determine whether a …

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The Non-existent “Laboratory Conditions” on Union Elections in Auto and Sports

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Labor Organizing

New Orleans    Later in April a hearing officer for the regional office of the National Labor Relations Board covering Chattanooga will determine whether or not things like the Governor’s contingent promise to provide Volkswagen with $300 million in tax benefits and subsidies to add a new production line only if workers voted against representation by …

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