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Workplace Democracy Gets Ambushed

The National Labor Relations Board’s new election rule runs roughshod over the rights of nonunion workers.

Peter Schaumber writes: You may have heard of the… 201 more words

Health And Social Issues

Recent NLRB Activity: Another Agency Running Amok

I have always believed elections were important mostly because the winners get to pick judges and the heads of regulatory agencies. The courts and the bureaucrats rule our day-to-day lives much more than our elected officials, but the elected officials choose who will set the rules by which we live. 685 more words


Getting Things Done through the Government

Like other members of my family about whom I have written on this website, I have spent most of my working life in public service.  A few years ago, the local affiliate of National Public Radio asked me to write an essay reflecting on this work for broadcast as part of its “This I Believe” series.   646 more words

National Labor Relations Board Continues Jurisdictional Reach into New Areas: Airline Contractors

The Railway Labor Act (RLA) governs labor disputes at airlines, railroads, and some contractors. The contractors covered by the RLA must be under the control of, and performing the same functions as, an airline or railroad. 167 more words


Is Your Company Ready For A Union Campaign?

The NLRB’s “ambush election rules” – which became effective this Spring – continue to be challenged by business trade groups. See previous blog posts. These groups, however, have yet to persuade a court that the rules violate any laws.  290 more words


Today's News & Commentary -- July 9, 2015

Per the Washington Post, the National Labor Relations Board is set to consider whether the U.S. Postal Service violated the terms of its collective bargaining agreement with the American Postal Workers Union when it agreed to outsource certain retail services to Staples. 1,028 more words

Daily Headlines & Commentary

Postal Union Takes Staples Matter to National Labor Board

The U.S. Postal Service has received a setback to its not-so-secret privatization efforts this week when the National Labor Relations Board rule d that its contract to sell postal products through Staples office product stores is illegal… 479 more words

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