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Class Bias on Display at the D.C. Circuit

When it comes to imposing remedies, the NLRB is as toothless as an infant.  When an employer issues threats to its workers, or when it refuses to bargain with a newly certified union, the standard remedy is an order to cease and desist, plus a requirement that the employer post a notice assuring workers that it will respect their rights in the future.  981 more words

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The National Labor Relations Act and Tribal Sovereignty: An Explainer

This past year, tribal governments have asked Congress, appeals courts, and now the Supreme Court, to resolve the clash between organizing rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and tribal sovereignty.  1,259 more words

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Tyson Gorman to present at HR Professionals Magazine's HR Compensation Forum

Tyson Gorman, leader of the Firm’s Labor & Employment Service Team, will be presenting at HR Professionals Magazine‘s HR Compensation Forum on May 24 in Louisville, KY.   17 more words

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This Rocky Road Is Not Chocolate: NLRB Wins Again On Micro-Units

Contributed by Beverly Alfon, May 2, 2016

On April 26, the 4th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals joined other federal circuits that have upheld NLRB approval of “micro-units.” … 483 more words

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NU Union Efforts To Be Felt For Years To Come

Friday, April 25, 2014, was nearly a historic moment in not only the history of college sports, but in entire athletic realm. Make no mistake about it, the series of events that unfolded for the Northwestern University football team remains with a large footprint. 591 more words

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Collegiate Unions: the story of Northwestern

One of the biggest arguments when it comes to collegiate sports is whether or not the student-athletes are in fact employees of the university. This is always an argument that gets presented whenever the discussion about paying college athletes is broached. 639 more words

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New NLRB Election Statistics Reveal Union Weakness

By George J. Miller

It has been one year since the National Labor Relations Board’s so-called “ambush” or “quickie” election rule went into effect. According to the Board, the rule was “designed to remove unnecessary barriers to the fair and expeditious resolution of representation cases” and “streamline” the process.  704 more words

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