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Labor Board Lawyer: Boeing Lawsuit Helps All Workers
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - (AP) The top lawyer for the National Labor Relations Board told a congressional committee Friday that while an NLRB complaint against Boeing Co. may make South Carolina workers feel vulnerable and anxious, the legal action is... Read More

Feds Settle Case Of Woman Fired Over Facebook Site
Posted on 8 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Employers should think twice before trying to restrict workers from talking about their jobs on Facebook or other social media. That's the message the government sent on Monday as it settled a closely watched lawsuit against... Read More

16 AGs Weight In On NLRB's Lawsuit Against Boeing
Posted on 13 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

COLUMBIA, S.C. - (AP) Attorneys general in 16 states weighed in Thursday on a federal lawsuit filed by the National Labor Relations Board, alleging that its complaint against Boeing Co. for building a South Carolina assembly plant hurts states' abilities... Read More

NBA Takes Legal Action Against Locked-Out Players
Posted on 4 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) With locked-out NBA players threatening to file an antitrust lawsuit, the league beat them to court. The league filed two legal claims on Tuesday against the NBA Players Association, an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor... Read More

NLRB Will Sue Arizona, South Dakota Over Union Laws
Posted on 26 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The National Labor Relations Board says it will move ahead with lawsuits seeking to invalidate state constitutional amendments in Arizona and South Dakota that require workers to hold secret ballot elections before a company can... Read More

Players Call NFL A 'Cartel' In Court Filing
Posted on 24 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) NFL players who sued the league for alleged antitrust violations liken the league to a "cartel" in their latest court filing, again urging an appeals court to lift the lockout. In arguments filed in the 8th U.S. Circuit Court... Read More

Abbey Spanier LLP: California Court Chips Away At Employees' Right To Bring Class Actions
Posted on 16 Mar 2012 by Abbey Spanier

Recently we posted in NLRB Finds Class Action Litigation Protected Activity Under NLRA that employees' right to pursue litigation collectively in a class action had been upheld by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Unfortunately, although... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court: No Stay In Union Dispute Despite Questions Over NLRB Quorum
Posted on 7 Feb 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

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... Read More

Split Supreme Court: NLRB Must Have At Least 3 Members For Ruling
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The National Labor Relations Board must maintain a membership of at least three members to exercise any authority delegated by the full board, a closely divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 17 ( New Process Steel, L... Read More

D.C. Circuit: Labor Board Lacked Quorum In February 2012
Posted on 25 Jan 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Jan. 25 declined to enforce a National Labor Relations Board ruling that an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by refusing to reduce an... Read More

Williams Mullen: D.C. U.S. Court of Appeals Pushes Back At NLRB, President Obama
Posted on 28 Jan 2013 by Williams Mullen

By David C. Burton Once again the National Labor Relations Board has been found to have issued a decision without the statutorily mandated three member quorum. On January 25, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia found... Read More

Emergency Application Filed With U.S. High Court Seeking To Halt NLRB Actions
Posted on 2 Jul 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) CSC Holdings LLC and its direct subsidiary Cablevision Systems New York City Corp. filed an emergency application with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on July 1 seeking to halt National Labor Relations Board... Read More

Chief Justice Denies Request To Shut Down NLRB
Posted on 3 Jul 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on July 2 denied an emergency application filed a day earlier seeking to halt National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proceedings pending a decision on the dispute... Read More