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...
On October 17, 2011, the U.S. Occupational Safety and
Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it had recently published new and
revised information that explains workers' and employers' rights, as well as
how to protect employees from hazards...
On October 5, 2011,Congressman John Kline(R-MN), the
Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, announced
that he had introduced H.R. 3094 entitled, the "Workforce Democracy and
Fairness Act." The proposed legislation...
In July, 2011, Congressman Jeff Landry, a Republican from
Louisiana, announced that he was part of an effort in the U.S. House of
Representatives intent on keeping the House of Representatives in session
continuously in order to prevent the U.S. Senate...