National Right to Work? Plus, SCOTUS to Take Up Obama Recess Appointments

In just over half the States in America, if a majority of your co-workers elect to have a union represent them at work, then you must become a member of the union too -- whether you like it or not. Nonmembers who object to that requirement must still may union dues. However, in nearly half of the...

U.S. Supreme Court: No Stay in Union Dispute Despite Questions over NLRB Quorum

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 6 denied an application for a stay filed by a Connecticut nursing home company in a suit over a union strike in light of questions over the legitimacy of 2012 appointments to the National Labor Relations Board ( HealthBridge Management...

Third Circuit: President Obama’s NLRB Recess Appointments Unconstitutional

The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit today in a 2-1 decision invalidated a number of orders of the National Labor Relations Board in NLRB v. New Vista Nursing And Rehabilitation [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ] , holding that the Recess...

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in NLRB Quorum Appeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. president has the power to fill vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board during both inter-session and intra-session recesses, the U.S. solicitor general told the U.S. Supreme Court this morning during arguments in a closely watched appeal ( National Labor Relations...