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The rollback of our labor rights continues from the Trump National Labor Relations Board. On July 21 the Trump-appointed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) eliminated the special legal protections enjoyed by union grievance handlers for the past 70 years. In the interest of promoting workplace “civility,” the Board announced that employers will no longer be […]
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Charlotte Garden on how the Trump NLRB is reinterpreting the First Amendment in whatever way they want to ensure that unions always lose: I often criticize the Trump NLRB for taking too narrow a view of workers’ rights, creating an inevitable clash with First Amendment principles. But recently, I’ve had the opposite complaint: the Board […]
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This is totally nuts: Volkswagen will escape a second unionization effort at its Chattanooga, Tenn., plant for the time being after the National Labor Relations Board sided with the company in a legal dispute with the United Auto Workers. The NLRB in an unexpected move May 3, granted Volkswagen’s request to put the election on […]
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What Makes Corporations Sad?

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On November 1, 2016
The government enforcing labor law makes corporations and their lackeys very sad: Have you seen Worker.gov? It is a how-to manual for employees to file charges with the full gauntlet of federal labor-and-employment agencies ― EEOC, NLRB, OSHA, and DOL Wage-and-Hour Division. Let’s examine my favorite whipping boy, the NLRB, as an example. Worker.gov lists […]
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