Ripples of Noel Canning Continue

The National Law Review

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s invalidation of the appointments of three NLRB members last year in NLRB v. Noel Canning, 134 S.Ct. 2550 (2014), the NLRB has had to address the ramifications of that decision on the agency’s actions taken during the time the NLRB had no quorum due to the invalid appointments.

Businesses drown in alphabet soup

By Alfredo Ortiz, The Las Vegas Review-Journal

The decreasing unemployment rate and climbing gross domestic product have some overly optimistic politicians and pundits crowing that the Great Recession is behind us. However, their declaration of victory rings hollow for many in the middle class who have yet to see or feel tangible benefits of the supposed economic recovery.

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NLRB New Rule Would Harm Employees and Employers

On February 11, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions conducted a hearing, titled “Ambushed: How the NLRB’s New Election Rule Harms Employers & Employees,” where the National Labor Relations Board’s contentious new “ambush” union election rule was discussed.

Volkswagen’s Sort-of Union in Tennessee

By Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg Business

A year ago in Chattanooga, the United Auto Workers suffered a surprise setback. A vote at Volkswagen, the union’s high-stakes stab at securing a rare foothold among foreign automakers in the South, ended in embarrassing defeat. Yet in January, VW and the UAW started holding thrice-monthly sit-downs anyway.

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NLRB Ambush Election Rule Weakens Worker Privacy

Government should not have the power to force private-sector employers to disclose workers’ private contact information to a third party special-interest group for any cause. Unfortunately, that is exactly what the National Labor Relations Board’s new ambush election rule will do.