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Today’s Labor Updates, February 20, 2017

UAW Sends Organizers To The Tesla Fremont Factory. 2 days ago by Steven Loveday. Following the recent press surrounding a Tesla employee’s complaints about work conditions, the United Auto Workers sent a team of organizers to the Tesla Fremont Factory to attempt to facilitate unionization. UAW president, Dennis Williams, verified the union’s presence at Fremont […]

Today’s Labor Updates, February 16, 2017

Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of February 6 – 10, 2017. The Summary of NLRB Decisions is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for the opinions of the NLRB.  Inquiries should be directed to the Office of the Executive Secretary at 202‑273‑1940. Summarized Board Decisions: Trans-Ed, Inc.  (22-CA-170891; 365 […]

Today’s Labor Updates, February 12, 2017

Right to Work Enacted in Missouri. Spencer Fane LLP – David L. (Dave) Wing, Sue K. Willman, Paul D. Satterwhite, Michael Belo, Francis X. (Frank) Neuner, Jr., Ronald L. Fano and George Freedman – USA February 6 2017. Governor Greitens signed the Missouri Right to Work Bill on February 6, 2017. See Missouri Senate Bill 19. It becomes effective on […]

Today’s Labor Updates, January 31, 2017

January 30, 2017 Most Americans see labor unions, corporations favorably By Shiva Maniam With President Donald Trump’s labor secretary nominee set to appear before the Senate next week, the public has broadly positive views of both labor unions and business corporations. About six-in-ten adults today have a favorable view of labor unions (60%) and business […]

Today’s Labor Updates, January 29, 2017

Tokyo court rulings chip away at labor unions’ right to free speech by Hifumi Okunuki Special To The Japan Times Jan 29, 2017 The Tokyo District Court handed down its verdict in the Fujibi case last February, with the Tokyo High Court upholding it in July. On both occasions, I couldn’t believe my ears. The […]

Today’s Labor Updates, January 20, 2017

Union Files Petition to Organize Boeing South Carolina Plant by Bill Carey – January 20, 2017, 4:44 PM For the second time in two years, the largest union representing aerospace workers has signaled its desire to organize Boeing employees in North Charleston, S.C., where the manufacturer assembles 787 Dreamliners. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers […]

Weekly Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of November 21-25, 2016

Today’s Labor Updates: Micro-Units under the Microscope: The Second and Fifth Circuit Courts Consider Specialty Healthcare and Its Misapplication Weekly Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of November 21-25, 2016 Why America’s labor unions are about to die Micro-Units under the Microscope: The Second and Fifth Circuit Courts Consider Specialty Healthcare and Its Misapplication By […]

Today’s Labor Updates, November 11, 2016

  Tesoro To Acquire Western Refining In $6.4 Billion Transaction HR Professionals Beware: Antitrust Violations in the Employment Arena May Subject Employers and their HR Personnel to Criminal Prosecution   News Release Tesoro To Acquire Western Refining In $6.4 Billion Transaction ·        Transaction creates a premier, highly integrated and geographically diversified refining, marketing and logistics […]

Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of November 7 – 10, 2016

Today’s Labor Updates: Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction in DOL Overtime Case 2nd Circuit says NLRB misapplied ‘micro union’ test Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of November 7 – 10, 2016 HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!!!!!! Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction in DOL Overtime Case On November 22, 2016, a Texas federal judge issued a nationwide injunction […]

Today’s Labor Updates: Sept 2-26, 2016

  NAM Study Puts $81 Billion Price Tag on New Labor Rules IndustryWeek  IW Staff Sep 22, 2016 The study from the pro-business National Association for Manufacturers estimates that more than 150,000 workers stand to lose their jobs from new labor regulations, with additional jobs changing from full- to part-time. Labor regulations implemented during the […]