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/ 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.  

/ Union Membership Dips in 2014

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By Sean P. Redmond 1/27/15

/ U.S. Chamber Challenges NLRB Ambush Election Rule

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By Sean P. Redmond 1/6/15

A coalition of trade associations including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, yesterday filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to stop the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from moving forward with its “ambush election” rule.

/ A Curious Case in Chattanooga

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By Sean P. Redmond 12/4/14

/ The NLRB’s "D.R. Horton" Defiance

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Sean P. Redmond 11/3/14

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has proved once again that its defiance of federal courts knows few bounds.  The latest example of the Board’s intransigence involves yet another case based on its errant decision in D.R. Horton

/ Members-Only Machinations

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Sean P. Redmond 10/10/14

/ Common Sense from California

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By Glenn Spencer, 9/30/2014

/ The Domino’s Effect

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By Sean P. Redmond  9/19/14

/ “Joint Employer” Meddling Gets Well-Deserved Scrutiny

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By Sean P. Redmond  9/15/14

The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions last week held a hearing to examine the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) apparent effort to upend 30 years of settled policy in order to expand the definition of a “joint employer.”  This latest initiative represents yet another attempt by the Board to accede to union demands to facilitate organizing campaigns, particularly in the fast food industry.