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Small business advice from CO—
- InternationalU.S. Chamber of Commerce Delegation to Israel's Cyber WeekSunday, June 26 - Thursday, June 3012:00 AM EDT - 12:00 AM EDT
- Health Care9th Annual Health Summit: The Business of HealthTuesday, June 2811:30 AM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT
- Small BusinessCO— Start. Run. Grow. Growing a Team During the Workforce ShortageWednesday, June 2912:00 PM EDT - 01:00 PM EDT
- Apr 27, 2022As Union Petitions Increase, NLRB General Counsel Wants to Change Rules to Favor Union Organizers
The National Labor Relations Act does not require employers to recognize a union based on signature cards. To get around the statute, the NLRB General Counsel is seeking to revive a long-discredited case known as Joy Silk. Here’s why breaking precedents set by the NLRA and federal courts is worrisome.
- Apr 26, 2022Beyond Belief
Does Current Law Require “Card-Check” Union Recognition?
- Apr 14, 2022NLRB General Counsel Seeks to Limit Free Speech
The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board recently issued a memorandum, announcing that she will ask the Board to find that meetings at which employers express their views on union organizing are a violation of the National Labor Relations Act. Here’s why this could impede on free speech.
- Apr 01, 2022A Union Wins at Amazon – With a Little Help
After a months-long campaign, a labor union that had been attempting to organize an Amazon facility in Staten Island, NY came out ahead in a representation election. Here’s why this is just one step in a very long process.
- Mar 31, 2022Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate Lacks Authority
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to both our economy and every day life. Yet despite all the changes, some of which may be with us even after the pandemic has eased, there are bedrock principles that remain and are vital to how our country functions.
- Mar 24, 2022U.S. Chamber Letter on Proposed Amendments to Agriculture Acquisition Regulations; 87 Fed. Reg. 9005
This letter was sent to Mr. Crandall Watson, Chief, Procurement Policy Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Mar 23, 2022Ahead of the Union Election at Amazon, NLRB Files Questionable Petition
On March 17, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Regional Director filed a petition in federal court seeking an injunction under Section 10(j) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Here is why this curiously timed petition is raising red flags.