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Today’s Labor Updates, August 17, 2017

REPORT: Why the Federal Labor Board Should Be Dismantled. Posted to Politics August 16, 2017 by Connor D. Wolf. The federal agency that oversees collective bargaining agreements and unfair labor practice complaints should be dismantled, argues a new report out Wednesday from a free-market think tank. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent […]

Today’s Labor Updates, August 11, 2017

Nissan Dodges Union Effort in US as Workers Vote Against UAW. Workers at the facility in Canton voted nearly two-to-one against joining the UAW. Bloomberg [3] | Aug 06, 2017 By John Lippert Nissan Motor Co. workers dealt the United Auto Workers another blow in its decades-long attempt to organize Japanese automakers’ U.S. car plants, […]

Today’s Labor Updates, July 14, 2017

Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of June 26 – 30, 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 Southcoast Hospitals Group, Inc.  […]

Today’s Labor Updates, June 26, 2017

Reining in Healthcare Costs: One Company’s Success Story. Laura Putre Fri, 2017-06-23 15:58. Healthcare costs at manufacturer Maclean-Fogg have risen 7.5% total since 2009—when, for most companies of that size, 7.5% per year is closer to the norm. Most of the time, Tim White isn’t particularly effusive, but hit on the subject of how he […]

Today’s Labor Updates, June 22, 2017

Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Enforceability of Drug and Alcohol Policy. MLT Aikins LLP – Megan Kheong and Walter Pavlic. Canada June 16 2017 The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) has confirmed the enforceability of drug and alcohol policies that: encourage voluntary disclosure of an addiction prior to an incident; and state that failure to […]

Today’s Labor Updates, June 20, 2017

List And Check It Twice! Jackson Lewis PC – Thomas V. Walsh, Howard M. Bloom and Philip B. Rosen. USA June 16 2017. Several deficiencies in a voter eligibility list justified rerunning an election that the employer had won, the NLRB has held, 2-1 (Chairman Philip Miscimarra dissenting in part). RHCG Safety Corp., 365 NLRB No. […]

Today’s Labor Updates, June 10, 2017

Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of May 30 – June 2, 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 Teachers College, Columbia […]

Today’s Labor Updates, June 8, 2017

Arbitration awards in France. Dechert LLP – Eduardo Silva Romero, Nicolas Pralica, Audrey Caminades and Xavier Nyssen. France, Global May 9 2017. Use the Lexology Navigator tool to compare the answers in this article with those from 20+ other jurisdictions. The award Requirements What legal requirements are there for recognition of an award? Must reasons be given for the […]

Today’s Labor Updates, May 25, 2017

End In Sight For The Micro-Unit Nightmare Spawned By NLRB’s Specialty Healthcare Decision? Maybe… Barnes & Thornburg LLP – David Pryzbylski USA May 22 2017 There appears to be light at the end of the micro-unit tunnel. Anyone following National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) developments knows that few decisions have had as much impact on […]

Today’s Labor Updates, May 9, 2017

Explosion of Right-to-Work Laws May Cut the Lifeblood of Labor Unions. Labor unions in the private sector continue to shed members at rates that any union officer would find alarming, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. By Mark J. Neuberger May 8, 2017 Labor unions in the private sector continue […]