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On April 28, 1941, the Supreme Court decided the case of Phelps-Dodge v. National Labor Relations Board. The Court ruled that Phelps-Dodge and other companies who had strikes could not place workers on a blacklist and ordered them to hand over back pay as well. This important ruling undermined one of the major tactics companies […]

NLRB and Amazon

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On March 19, 2022

As you may know, there is another attempt to unionize an Amazon facility, this time at Staten Island. There’s lots of reasons to be skeptical about this campaign, largely that it is being led by

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A National Labor Relations Board hearings office is recommending a new election at the Amazon plant in Bessemer, Alabama due to Amazon’s incredibly over the top anti-union campaign. Amazon improperly pressured Alabama warehouse workers to vote against joining the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union and should hold a new union election, according to recommendations […]
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Cleaning House

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On January 21, 2021
Among the many odious appointments of Donald Trump is Peter Robb, to be general counsel at the National Labor Relations Board. This guy is the ultimate industry hack who helps lead an agency he would like to destroy. At the behest of SEIU, Biden is firing him, even though his term extends for another year. […]
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The New Gilded Age Marches On

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On February 26, 2020
Donald Trump once again has defeated neoliberalism: The National Labor Relations Board announced a new regulation on Tuesday that makes it harder to challenge companies over their labor practices, potentially affecting the rights of millions of workers. The rule, which will take effect on April 27, scales back the responsibility of companies like McDonald’s for […]
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