Labor News


NLRB judge: Firm’s ‘arbitration agreement’ with workers can’t ban appeals to board

The ban violates the worker's labor law rights, ALJ Melissa Olivero ruled on August 14 in a case involving Fort Lauderdale-based Everglades University.


Palermo’s agrees to reinstate eight fired workers

The company also has agreed to post a notice informing workers of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act and to hold a union election.


Pennsylvania American Water slapped by NLRB

Pennsylvania American Water, subsidiary of one of the nation's richest utilities, apparently isn't content with letting its executives feed at the ratepayers' trough, the Utility Workers note.


Supreme Court to rule on legality of NLRB

The Supreme Court will try to sort out the political war over the legality of "recess appointments" to the National Labor Relations Board.


Second court further limits Obama recess appointments

A second federal appeals court further limited President Obama's power to make "recess appointments" to the NLRB when the Senate is out of session.


Appeals court tosses NLRB’s workers rights poster rule

This was yet another victory for big business handed down by GOP-named judges.


Administration brings GOP attacks on NLRB to Supreme Court

The NLRB and the Justice Department formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to settle the issue of whether the courts can legally strip federal agencies of their power to do anything.


More firms challenge NLRB’s right to rule on their cases

 Two more companies have dragged the NLRB into federal appellate courts, questioning the agency's right to rule in their labor-management disputes because NLRB allegedly lacked a quorum.


AFL-CIO to squeeze Senate Dems on NLRB

"We have decided," said Larry Cohen, president of CWA, "that in today's America it is unacceptable that we cannot fill the position on a labor board designed to protect the rights of American workers."


Machinists sound out Boeing workers in S.C.

The prospects of launching an organizing drive at the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft construction plant in anti-union South Carolina...

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