Labor News

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NLRB chair defends agency as GOP-run house tries to overturn new union election rules

"The board remains committed to the critical work of this agency and fully carrying out the law."

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GOP-run Senate panel moves against the NLRB

With the Senate Labor Committee now in the hands of Republicans, both labor committees on Capitol Hill are attacking workers' rights enforced by the NLRB.

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Senate to OK McFerran to NLRB seat

The Senate planned to vote on Dec. 8 on President Obama's nomination of Lauren McFerran to a National Labor Relations Board seat.

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NLRB nominee McFerran pledges judicial attitude; panel to vote after Thanksgiving

Lauren McFerran, President Obama's nominee to an NLRB seat, pledged she'll bring a judicial attitude to the five-member panel.

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Oregon contractor broke labor law, NLRB rules for union painters

The firm violated federal labor law 18 separate ways, and now must make amends.

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Cablevision workers release new music video

In honor of Labor Day, the workers released a new music video, called "Strike."

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NLRB: Labor law protects worker recruiting others to sign sexual harassment complaint

In a 3-1 decision, the board said the sexual harassment complaint, even if it just involves the complaining worker, is "protected and concerted activity" the NLRB covers.

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Descendants of 1934's Teamster strikers carry proud legacy

Their parents or grandparents 80 years ago stood together and fought in the streets of Minneapolis for the right to organize a union during 1934's Teamster strikes.

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1934 Minneapolis Teamsters strike, one key precursor to Wagner Act

The strike brought all trucking inside the city to a standstill; two strikers died from the police shotgun blasts and 65-67 more were wounded.

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AFL-CIO leaders: GOP suing Obama to conceal its non-agenda

Republican House Speaker Boehner is pushing a lawsuit against Obama to deflect attention from the fact that there are unmet needs in this country and his party has no agenda.
        

 

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