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Gig News: 14,000 New York Uber & Lyft Drivers Sign ATU Union Cards

A major union is mounting a high-profile effort to represent gig economy workers in New York.  Crain’s reports that this week, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 delivered union cards signed by 14,000 New York Uber and Lyft drivers to New York’s Taxi and Limousine Commission.   99 more words

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Weekend News & Commentary — September 24-25, 2016

A pioneer in developing co-working spaces, WeWork has been impacted for more than a year by labor and employment disputes.  On Friday, it took a step toward resolving at least one of those outstanding issues by… 311 more words

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NLRB Finds Violation for Independent Contractor Misclassification

Contributed by Noah A. Frank, September 22, 2016

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) enforces the National Labor Relations Act, the law that allows private sector employees to address the terms and conditions of their employment (e.g., wages, hours, benefits) through collective action.  415 more words

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The Obama Board’s Legacy – Part 1 of 2

This post is the first in a two-part series.

When Kent Hirozawa’s term ended last month, the NLRB was reduced to three members – two Democrats and one Republican.  935 more words

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Peacock Productions Votes To Unionize, Count (Finally) Shows

Peacock Productions has voted in favor of unionizing with the WGA East, a result that comes more than three years after writers and producers at the NBCUniversal reality/nonfiction production subsidiary first cast their ballots. 274 more words

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Guest Post: The Blue Eagle May Be Ready to Fly Again

Charlie J. Morris is Professor Emeritus at the Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University.

Thank you, Andrew Strom, for calling attention to and describing NLRB Member Kent Y. 799 more words

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Board Member Opens Door for Members-Only Bargaining

Ten years ago, Charles Morris wrote a book called “The Blue Eagle at Work,” where he argued that under the National Labor Relations Act employers have a duty to bargain with minority unions on a members-only basis.  425 more words

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