Elon Musk May Have Violated Labor Laws With A Tweet

(CNN Money) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is already in trouble for tweeting about plans to take the company private.

Now he could be in trouble for a tweet about a union organizing effort at the company. 531 more words


Labor Policy Changes Under the Trump Administration

Most of the news about the Trump Administration in recent days has involved developments arising out of the special counsel’s investigation. But as Labor Day approaches, it is worth examining what the administration has accomplished in the labor arena. 994 more words


The NLRB’s Recent Decision Lowers the Trigger for Employee Weingarten Rights

Contributed by Beverly Alfon, August 2, 2018

Employers have had reason to exhale a bit in the Trump era of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). 554 more words

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Kavanaugh on Arbitration

By Russ Bleemer, Sara Higgins & George Somi

President Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, has worked on a healthy dose of arbitration cases during his tenure on the federal appeals court following his confirmation, after a three-year Senate battle, in 2006. 7,528 more words


Panel: Teamsters At Disney World Violated Labor Law

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Teamsters union representing bus drivers and costumed characters at Disney World committed an unfair labor practice when it ignored members’ requests to resign from the union… 395 more words


Logic Prevails At The NLRB! Some Common Sense HR Policies Are Legal Once Again!

You may recall that in the last year of the Obama administration the National Labor Relations Board issued a Memorandum declaring that a number of what most of us consider to be common sense HR policies were “presumed illegal” because they could have a “chilling effect” on employees’ Section 7 rights. 709 more words

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The Progressive: So Long, Labor Rights

So Long, Labor Rights, June 2018

It’s been six years since Rich Ahearn retired from the staff of the National Labor Relations Board.

Early this year, Ahearn got word of an impending shakeup at the agency. 94 more words