Labor News

GOP bashes labor board

Ruling Republicans on the intensely ideological House Education and the Workforce Committee seized on a National Labor Relations Board proposal to streamline union election processes to once again bash the agency and organized labor.

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Farm workers protest veto of Calif. card check bill

California's Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, vetoed a bill that would have allowed farm workers to use the card check method to unionize. Brown refused to meet with the farm workers and the 25 legislators that camped outside of his office.

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Judge backs labor board over Boeing

A federal judge threw out a motion by Boeing to dismiss an NLRB lawsuit that charged the company with illegally punishing union workers in Washington state by moving a new production line to South Carolina.

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Philly Council passes paid sick days, will mayor sign?

Around 40 percent of all the hourly-wage workers in Philadelphia have no sick days. The bill, if it becomes law, would enable workers to earn one hour of paid sick time for every 40 hours worked.

Labor board: Employers must prove hardship claims

The top enforcement official of the National Labor Relations Board  is telling his regional officers to look at employers' "inability to pay" claims and at specific union demands for financial data, simultaneously.

GOP lawmakers bash unions and labor board

Republicans on the House Education and the Workforce Committee veered  between criticizing unions and bashing the  the NLRB.

Labor's use of giant rat deemed legal

The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled the giant inflatable rat used by the labor movement is legal, even at demonstrations in front of secondary employers.

Labor board sides with Red Cross workers

The Red Cross is trying to drive down the wages and benefits of its unionized workers.

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Machinists, labor board official say Boeing broke law

Machinist workers are gathering allies as the battle grows over a top NLRB official's statement that Boeing broke labor law by moving aircraft production to anti-union South Carolina.

Oklahoma repeals collective bargaining for city workers

Oklahoma is expected to pass a measure that would repeal the rights of non-uniformed state employees to bargain for their wages and working conditions.

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