NLRB Finds Union Improperly Interfered with Decertification Election

The National Law Review

A union “interfere(d) with employee free choice” during the run-up to an NLRB election to decertify the union by seeking the discharge of the decertification Petitioner for alleged non-payment of dues and fees to the union, the National Labor Relations Board has held in an unpublished opinion. Bio-Medical Applications of New Jersey, Inc., Case 22-RD-114233 (Apr. 29, 2015).

Largest R.I. workers union OK’s pension deal

By Katherine Gregg, Rhode Island Providence Journal

After a week of voting, the status of a proposed pre-trial settlement of the legal fight over Rhode Island’s pension overhaul remains uncertain, but the largest state employees union — Council 94, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees —has approved the deal.

Union wants to bargain but has no members

By Rory Mcclannahan,

When the city of Moriarty sits down to decide what it will pay its police officers, by law, a seat at the table belongs to a representative of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees – even though no one in the small department is a union member.