Follow the latest developments regarding employee organizing and collective bargaining.
SpaceX sued the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), claiming the agency is unconstitutional because its administrative law judges can only be fired for cause. NLRB prosecutors recently issued a complaint against SpaceX, accusing it of illegally firing eight employees.
Microsoft agreed to neutrality on unionization should its employees seek to unionize, announcing that the company and the AFL-CIO would work together on artificial intelligence issues.
This year was marked by big strikes by autoworkers, healthcare workers, teachers, and Hollywood actors and writers. It also saw major decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that will affect employers’ legal obligations with respect to unions.
Union organizing will be a primary goal for big labor in 2024 following the recent deals between the United Auto Workers (UAW) and Ford, General Motors and Stellantis.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently reported a significant increase in the number of alleged labor violations, as well as a smaller increase in union drives.
Starbucks illegally fired a barista for union organizing and must rehire her, according to a recent decision from a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) administrative law judge.
Lawmakers and union leaders debated the broad economic impacts of labor unions at a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on Nov. 14, highlighting the notable increase in union petitions and striking. The debate grew heated.