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ReportOct 26, 2020 - 12:30pm

A Journey of One Thousand Steps

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released a report chronicling the efforts of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) three year effort to restore some much needed balance in American labor law. The report, A Journey of a Thousand Steps: The NLRB’s Effort to Restore Common Sense in Labor Law, follows a 2017 U.S.

ArticleJul 30, 2020 - 6:45pm
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Senate Confirms NLRB Nominees

The United States Senate on July 29 confirmed two nominees for the National Labor Relations Board.

ArticleNov 19, 2019 - 10:45am

NLRB Issues Plan of Action to Resolve Recusal Issues 

Today, the NLRB issued a long-awaited report on how it will handle recusal issues going forward.

ArticleNov 07, 2019 - 11:30am
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Boy Scouts or Boycotts?

NLRB decides in favor of Kroger in union agent solicitation case and defines what can be considered "other distribution".

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.

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...