On January 26, 2012, Sam Hananel of the Associated
Press reported that Mark Pearce, Chairman of the National Labor Relations
Board, plans to push for the issuance of more rules making it easier for
unions to organize employers under the National Labor...
On January 13, 2012, the National Federation of
Independent Business announced in a press release that it was seeking to amend
its legal action filed in federal court on September 28, 2011, against the
National Labor Relations Board over its new notice...
The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced that it
was filing a notice of proposed rule-making regarding its regulations
pertaining to the exemption for companionship services and live-in domestic
Section 13(a)(15) of the Fair Labor...
Facing the prospect that the five-member National Labor
Relations Board could be down to two Members on January 1, 2012, with the
expiration of Member Becker's recess appointment on December 31, 2011, on
November 9, 2011, the Board announced that...
On November 1, 2011, Politico.com in an article
by Seung Min Kim reported that a draft budget prepared by House Republicans
"zeroes in on the National Labor Relations Board, which would see its funding
cut by 17 percent, as well as several restrictions...
On October 26, 2011, the U.S. House Committee on
Education and the Workforce passed the Workforce
Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094), a measure intended to roll back a
number of recent actions by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
In an article by Josiah Ryan
posted on www.thehill.com on October 19,
2011, it was reported that Senators Orrin Hatch (R) and Johnny Isakson (R) have
prevented confirmation of William J. Boarman, the President's nominee for head
of the U.S. Government...