We Did It! Senate Confirms Democratic Majority NLRB

For the first time in a decade, the National Labor Relations Board has five Senate-confirmed members.

NLRB demonstration

Nov 20, 2014

Senate Committee Holds Hearing Today on New NLRB Nominee

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) meets today to consider the nomination of Lauren McFerran to replace Nancy Schiffer on the National Labor Relations Board. Read More

Nov 13, 2014

Feds Slap Cablevision with Third Labor Complaint in Less than Two Years

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued another sweeping federal complaint against Cablevision and its CEO James Dolan last Thursday for violations of federal labor law at its Brooklyn unit. Cablevision was charged with illegally firing Jerome Thompson, conducting an illegal sham poll of workers to determine if they wanted to leave their union and illegally implementing changes in working conditions without bargaining with CWA. Read More

Oct 2, 2014

Senator Alexander Needs to Read the National Labor Relations Act

In CWA President Larry Cohen’s most recent blog post, he lays out the reasons why Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) is the “newest worst expert on U.S. labor law.” Alexander has introduced Senate Bill 2814, which he says is to reform the NLRB but the real intent is to render it useless. Read More

Oct 2, 2014

A Step Towards Justice For SuperShuttle Drivers

In a giant step toward workplace justice for SuperShuttle drivers at Denver International Airport, the National Labor Relations Board Region 27 issued a consolidated complaint against SuperShuttle on Tuesday. Read More

Oct 1, 2014

Republican Senators Have a Plan to Cripple the NLRB

CWA led the fight to get a fully functioning NLRB and now, for the first time in more than a decade, we have a fully-functioning, five-member Board. Read More