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For a Union, Passivity Equates to a Loss of Collective Bargaining Rights

Yesterday’s NLRB’s decision on the collective-bargaining rights of employees hired through “temp” agencies has meant that very little attention has been paid to a decision handed down yesterday by an NLRB Administrative Law Judge. 617 more words


Today’s News & Commentary — August 28, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board released its groundbreaking ruling in Browning-Ferris, which considers a company that hires a contractor to staff its facilities to be a joint employer of the workers at that facility. 416 more words

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Follow-Up on Today’s NLRB Ruling

In its daily “Sentences” newsletter, Vox has provided the following list of items on today’s NLRB ruling:

–The National Labor Relations Board ruled today that a business that uses a contractor to provide workers — but has control over hiring, firing and other HR decisions — can be considered a “joint employer” even if it doesn’t employ the workers directly.  218 more words


Uruguayan teachers walkout again today, defy government's ban on strike

MONTEVIDEO – Uruguay’s main teachers’ unions ignored the government’s controversial “essentiality of services” ruling, which declares education an essential service and bans teachers from striking over salary disputes, as teachers’, students’ and labor unions filled Montevideo’s streets today for the second day in a row after denouncing the decree as “illegal.” 414 more words


A Major Ruling from the NLRB

The following is an excerpt from breaking news report from The Hill written by by Tim Devaney:

“The National Labor Relations Board on Thursday handed down one of the biggest decisions of the Obama presidency, ruling that companies can be held equally responsible for labor violations committed by their contractors. 272 more words



On July 20th, 2015, I bought Ontario Craft Ale in tallboys, something I have not done in many months while the workers at Crown Holdings were maintaining their defence against corporate exploitation and I joined the boycott of beer made in cans. 650 more words

Photos from the We Are Ohio Rally against the Americans for Prosperity Summit in Columbus

Yesterday, some members of the Ohio Conference participated in a large rally in Columbus. Here is the beginning of a news report in the Columbus Dispatch… 230 more words