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

Feb 12, 2015

Sen. Alexander Continues His War on Workers with Hearing on New NLRB Union Election Rule

The attempt by the NLRB to make union representation elections more efficient and more consistent throughout the country has come up against fierce opposition from employer trade groups, including the granddaddy of them all, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Read More

Jan 29, 2015

As Promised, GOP Introduce Laws to Gut the NLRB and Labor Rights for American Workers

The so-called 'NLRB Reform Act' would guarantee a perpetual stalemate on the National Labor Relations Board because Sens. Lamar Alexander and Mitch McConnell propose to add a sixth member to it. And, in the House, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is introducing a federal right-to-work bill to "free" workers from paying union dues. Read More

Dec 18, 2014

NLRB Reforms Will Limit Corporations’ Stalling Tactics in Union Elections

The National Labor Relations Board upheld some modest changes in the union representation election process intended to simplify the process and minimize delay. Read More

Dec 18, 2014

NLRB Decision on Email Protects Workers’ Right to Organize in 21st Century Workplace

The NLRB ruled that workers have the right to use their work email accounts during non-work hours to discuss workplace issues in a case involving TNG-CWA members, who are American Sign Language interpreters at Purple Communications. Read More

Dec 18, 2014

Organizing Update

Technical and production workers at WXXI-TV petitioned the National Labor Relations Board last week seeking collective bargaining rights through representation by NABET-CWA. Read More

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