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ArticleJun 20, 2019 - 5:15pm

The Beetle Bites Back

Workers at Volkswagen’s (VW) Chattanooga assembly plant dealt another blow to the United Auto Workers (UAW) last week...

ArticleJun 11, 2019 - 4:45pm
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Another Bite at the Beetle, Redux

Volkswagen’s Chattanooga employees face an important choice this week as they vote June 12-14 whether to accede to the United Auto Workers.

ArticleMay 31, 2019 - 11:00am

NLRB General Counsel Clarifies Independent Contracting

The National Labor Relations Board’s Office of General Counsel recently released a guidance memorandum regarding independent contractors.

ArticleMay 07, 2019 - 5:30pm
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PRO Act Introduced in House

On May 2, Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee rolled out a bill that would radically rewrite American labor law.

ReportApr 30, 2019 - 12:15am

The Status of Worker Centers as Labor Organizations Under the National Labor Relations Act

This paper addresses the question of whether a worker center is a “labor organization” under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA or Act). Put another way, are both traditional labor unions and worker centers included in the term “labor organization” as it is used in the NLRA?

Letters to CongressApr 25, 2019 - 11:00am

Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act Letter to the Committee on Indian Affairs

This letter was sent to Chairman Hoeven and Vice Chairman, Udall regarding the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2019.

ArticleApr 03, 2019 - 2:00pm
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DOL Releases Joint Employer NPRM

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on April 1 released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to address...

ArticleMar 20, 2019 - 9:30am

NLRB Reevaluates Concerted Activity

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has had its hands full after a three-member Republican majority took over...

CommentFeb 11, 2019 - 6:00pm

Reply Comments on the National Labor Relations Board's Proposed Rulemaking, “The Standard For Determining Joint-Employer Status”

The U.S. Chamber submitted reply comments on the National Labor Relations Board's proposed rulemaking, “The Standard For Determining Joint-Employer Status.”

ArticleFeb 05, 2019 - 6:00pm

So long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen II

The former chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, Mark Gaston Pearce, today announced that he was withdrawing his name...