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NLRB General Counsel on Joint Employment: 'The More (Employers) The Merrier'

Wow, this joint employment issue keeps rearing its ugly head, doesn’t it? Last week we looked at joint employment between a franchisor and a franchisee–McDonald’s to be exact. 1,085 more words

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ITV Accused Of Unfair Labor Practices By WGA East

The Writers Guild of America, East has filed unfair labor practices charges against ITV at the National Labor Relations Board. In the filing, WGAE alleges that the UK-owned television production company has failed to bargain in good faith and has violated federal labor law. 340 more words


The Taft-Harly Act (test)

Taft-Hartley Labor Act, 1947, passed by the U.S. Congress, officially known as the Labor-Management Relations Act. Sponsored by Senator Robert Alphonso Taft and Representative Fred Allan Hartley, the act qualified or amended much of the National Labor Relations (Wagner) Act of 1935, the federal law regulating labor relations of enterprises engaged in interstate commerce, and it nullified parts of the Federal Anti-Injunction (Norris-LaGuardia) Act of 1932. 241 more words

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Senate Committee to Hold Confirmation Hearing on McFerran NLRB Nomination

By Edwin S. Hopson

The U.S. Senate’s Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) has set a full committee hearing for November 20, 2014, on the nomination of Lauren McFerran to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board. 41 more words

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NaNoWriMo: Day the Fourteenth

Unsure if I will be working on anything when it’s still this side of midnight, but it looks like it’ll be a long night, so I may be doing some writing after midnight, and then more during the day. 630 more words

President Withdraws NLRB Nominee and Sends a New NLRB Nominee to the Senate

By Edwin S. Hopson

On November 12, 2014, President Obama unexpectedly advised the U.S. Senate that he was withdrawing the nomination of Sharon Block to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board and that he was submitting the nomination of Lauren McGarity McFerran to be on the NLRB, replacing Democrat Nancy Schiffer whose term expires December 16, 2014. 144 more words

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Beyond Talking Smack -- NLRB Draws the Line at Advocating Insubordination

Contributed by Beverly Alfon

Six months ago, the NLRB held (on remand from the Ninth Circuit) that an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act by firing an employee even though he called his supervisor a ““  and even threatened that if he was fired, the boss would “regret it.”   382 more words

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