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Company OK to fire striking worker who used vehicle to block company truck at highway speeds: Appeals panel
A federal appeals panel has upheld the termination of a striking union worker who was accused of endangering public safety while blocking the path of another driver as part of an "ambulatory picket" on a highway in 2012.
Judge punctures Local 150 union's try to sue NLRB for moving to limit 150's use of inflatable rats to protest
A federal judge has deflated a legal action accusing the National Labor Relations Board of violating a union’s rights to free speech by moving to stop the union from using inflatable rats and banners to continuosly protest "rat contractors."
A Chicago federal appeals panel has ordered the National Labor Relations Board to hold a hearing into allegations by Jam Productions that Theatrical Stage Employees Union Local 2 gave lucrative jobs to non-unionized Jam workers so they would vote to install the union local at Jam Productions venues.
The Trump administration may push back—if it can—an Obama-era National Labor Relations Board decision that gave U.S. college and university graduate student workers the right to organize, which has been embraced by major unions.
A federal judge has granted an injunction in a dispute between the National Labor Relations Board and a company which provides security at O'Hare International Airport, requiring the security firm to rehire two employees it had recently fired amid a dispute over whether the men, who were engaged in union organizing activities, had disclosed "sensitive security information" to the press.
Federal judge's 'important punt' sends key question on status of Uber drivers in class action to arbitrator
A Chicago federal judge has added a new entry in the ongoing debate over whether companies can force employees and contractors to sign class-action waivers, stepping into a dispute in which an Uber driver claims the company owes him wages and overtime under federal law.
A Chicago federal judge has ordered Advocate Health to recognize and bargain with a union representing more than 140 advanced practice nurses who staff the former Take Care Health clinics Advocate now operates inside Chicago area Walgreens stores, saying he believes the ex-Take Care Health APNs should be counted separately from the more than 200 APNs Advocate already employed at its other walk-in clinics for the purposes of collective bargaining.
With the White House now in the hands of Republicans, the majority on the National Labor Relations Board is also expected to soon change hands. But what impact that could have on the NLRB's proceedings and agenda, at least in the short term, remains to be seen.
With the arrival of a new presidential administration in Washington, D.C., franchisers and their advocates are hopeful the push by the Obama administration to change the way the relationship between franchisers and franchisees are regulated will be tossed out, as well.
Federal labor regulators at the National Labor Relations Board have expanded the agency's reach within religious private schools, finding that faculty and others at the schools who don’t provide religious instruction should no longer be considered exempt from federal workplace rules.