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NLRB Announces Strategic Plan For FY 2019 - FY 2022

USA - December 13 2018 On Dec. 7, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced a new strategic plan for its fiscal years 2019-2022. According to the agency’s press…

Should It Be Easier For Workers To Oust Unions From The Workplace?

USA - December 11 2018 American labor law makes it relatively easy for workers to bring a union into an organization. Once at least 30 percent of a group of employees has…

NLRB General Counsel Denies Union Access to Employer’s Tax Cut Savings Information

USA - December 10 2018 Unionized employers are painfully aware of their obligations to respond to what often feel like invasive information requests from the unions that…

Do Employee Safety Policies Require Negotiation With A Union?

USA - November 27 2018 Employee safety is paramount. Companies regularly evaluate, modify, and implement policies and processes to ensure they provide safe places to work…

Right-to-Work Law Gets Stamp of Approval From Kentucky Supreme Court

USA - November 20 2018 With a tight 4-3 split last week, the Kentucky Supreme Court upheld the State’s right-to-work law in a lawsuit that called into question the…

Gloves-Off: NLRB Union Staffers Protest Trump Board

USA - November 15 2018 Since President Trump overhauled the makeup of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) last year, much change has been afoot. Aside from…

Clearance: NLRB Member Cleared By Ethics Officer To Participate In Joint Employer Rulemaking

USA - November 13 2018 Earlier this year, the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Inspector General issued a report concluding that current board Member William Emanuel…

Transparency? Unions May Be Gearing Up To Fight New Finance Reporting Rules

USA - November 6 2018 The Department of Labor (DOL) likely will be issuing new financial reporting rules for unions and their affiliates according to a recent report from…

Comment Period for NLRB’s Highly Anticipated Joint-Employer Rule Extended

USA - November 1 2018 The NLRB extended the comment period for its proposed new joint-employer rule, giving the public another 30 days to weigh in on what has been a…

Green Light! NLRB OKs Petition Seeking To Oust Union

USA - October 30 2018 The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) makes it extremely difficult for a union to be removed from the workplace once it has been voted in by…