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/ Fast Food Street Theater Returns

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By Sean P. Redmond 4/15/15

 

/ NLRB Releases Ambush Election Slides

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NLRB Releases Ambush Election Slides

By Ted Phlegar  4/13/2015

The National Labor Relations Board has released its training power point on the Ambush Election rule, which is set to go into effect on April 14th. The slides can be found here:  (http://1.usa.gov/1y8FVMm)

/ NLRB’s Handbook Hamstringing

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By Sean P. Redmond 4/13/15

/ President Vetoes Ambush Election Resolution

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By Sean P. Redmond 3/31/15

/ Yet Another Protest With No Employees

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By Glenn Spencer 3/27/15

As a prelude to more widespread protests on April 15, a group of demonstrators gathered outside a Chicago Food 4 Less store last Saturday demanding $15 an hour and a union.  Eventually the group went inside the store to disturb shoppers until the Chicago police intervened and the protest wound down. 

/ Opportunity at Risk: The NLRB’s Joint-Employer Meddling

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By Sean P. Redmond 3/20/15

The Workforce Freedom Initiative (WFI) today released a report, “Opportunity at Risk: A New Joint-Employer Standard and the Threat to Small Business.”  The report highlights the administration’s ongoing effort to redefine the concept of “joint-employment” relationships, which threatens to disrupt major sectors of the economy such as franchising and subcontracting. 

/ Machinists’ Union Seeks Election at North Charleston Boeing Plant

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By Sean P. Redmond  3/16/15

The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) reportedly has filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seeking a representation election at Boeing’s North Charleston, South Carolina, production facility.  

/ Wisconsin Enacts Right-to-Work Law

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By Sean P. Redmond 3/9/15

With the stroke of Governor Scott Walker’s pen, Wisconsin today became the 25th state to enact right-to-work legislation.  The governor’s approval concludes a relatively short effort by the Wisconsin legislature to pass the bill through both houses.

/ Congress Weighs Repeal of NLRB Ambush Election Rule

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By Sean P. Redmond 3/3/15

Congress is considering resolutions under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to repeal the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) controversial “ambush election” rule.  Both the House and the Senate this week have introduced measures to reverse the Board’s regulatory meddling. 

/ On, Wisconsin! Right-to-Work in the Badger State

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By Sean P. Redmond 2/25/15