In 2001, the NLRB held that a
hotel/casino had violated the NLRA by refusing to allow Ark's off-duty
employees to handbill the hotel's customers at the entrance to the hotel and at
the entrances to Ark's restaurants. In March 2011, the...
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...
On September 26, 2012, U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell, announced that he and 41 other Senators had filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in Noel Canning v. NLRB , Nos. 12-1115, 12-1153, challenging...
by Todd L. Sarver
In my last blog post, which can be found here ,
I observed that it seemed the NLRB had "jumped the shark" and lost its
relevance. I suggested that one way to restore some legitimacy to the NLRB was
to appoint true "neutral"...
Ladies and gentlemen, the National Labor Relations Board is back in business.
(Well, somebody tell that to the Board, where it's been business as usual lately. More on that in a moment.)
Yesterday, the Senate voted mainly along party lines to...
CHICAGO -- National Labor Relations Board Region 13 Director Peter Sung Ohr issued a decision yesterday in the case ( 13-RC-121359 ) brought by Northwestern University football players seeking to unionize, concluding that all grant-in-aid scholarship...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on
June 24 agreed to decide whether President Obama's "recess"
appointments of three members to the National Labor Relations Board in 2012
should be upheld ( National Labor Relations...
by Krista N.
H ardwick & Clay D. Creps
An employer's right to monitor and restrict what its employees say about the
company on websites such as Facebook, Twitter and personal blogs may have
drastically changed. The National Labor Relations...
The U.S. Senate’s Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) has set a full committee hearing for November 20, 2014, on the nomination of Lauren McFerran to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board. She was just nominated by...
On May 22, 2013, the Senate Committee on Health,
Education, Labor & Pensions voted to approve the nominations of Mark
Pearce, Richard Griffin, Sharon Block, Harry Johnson, and Phillip Miscimarra to
be Members of the National Labor Relations Board...
On December 2, 2014, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee approved the nomination of Democrat Lauren McFerran to serve as a Member of the NLRB. Her nomination now goes to the Senate floor for consideration. It would appear...
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in a split decison in D.H. Horton v. NLRB , No. 12-60031, decided December 3, 2013, rejected the NLRB’s ruling that an agreement between employees and Horton requiring arbitration and prohibiting class...
On September 9, 2014, the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) conducted a hearing on the nomination of Sharon Block, a Democrat, to once again be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board. She was nominated...
Overview of the Board's Significant Decisions and Other Actions
D. Bagley, Esq . and Adam L.
By all accounts, 2011 was a busy year for the National
Labor Relations Board ("Board"). In...
On March 21, 2013, the ranking member of the Senate
Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee, Lamar Alexander (R-TN), offered
an amendment that would defund the enforcement of any decisions or regulations
made by the National Labor Relations...