Appeals Court Rejects NLRB Conclusion that Class-Action Waivers Violate Labor Law
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) erred in finding that class-action waivers in arbitration agreements violate employees' statutorily protected right to engage in concerted action protesting the terms and conditions of their employment.
Employer Responds to NLRB in Supreme Court’s Recess Appointments Case
Noel Canning, the Washington state bottling company that is challenging President Obama's appointment of three members of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court defending its position that the appointments violated the U.S. Constitution.
AFL-CIO Calls for 'Shared Prosperity'
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka called on union organizers to focus on “winning shared prosperity.” Speaking at the 2013 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Political/Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., he said, “Together we are in the process of redefining our unions and our movement.”
Hospital Unlawfully Changed Nurses' Scrubs
A National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge ruled that a hospital violated the National Labor Relations Act when it unilaterally changed its dress policy for nurses.
Appointment of NLRB Acting General Counsel UnlawfulReport: UFOs Make Their Mark in Organized Labor
A court ruled that the appointment of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon was invalid.
New models of employee representation are emerging to reshape organized labor.