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NLRB Joint Employer Cases Could Impact Home Building Firms

NLRB Joint Employer Cases Could Impact Home Building Firms

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is seeking to expand the definition of an employer and the potential changes could have consequences for members of the residential construction industry.

Specifically, the NLRB is moving towards a broader definition of the joint employer standard and seeking to overturn the model that has been in place for 30 years.

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‘Ambush’ Union Election Rule Takes Effect Today

‘Ambush’ Union Election Rule Takes Effect Today

A directive put forth by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) last year that would impose an “ambush” union election rule on employers goes into effect today. The NLRB rule will dramatically speed up union elections, reduce the time workers have to decide whether or not to join a labor union and force employers to […]

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Congress Overturns ‘Ambush’ Union Election Rule; Veto Likely

Congress approves NAHB-supported legislation that would overturn a National Labor Relations Board rule that would dramatically speed up union elections. However, President Obama has indicated he will veto the measure.

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Senate Acts to Kill Rule that Would Rush Union Elections

Filed in Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations, Legal by on March 6, 2015 0 Comments

By a 53 to 46 vote, the Senate voted on March 4 to quash a National Labor Relations Board rule that would dramatically speed up union elections, reduce the time workers have to decide whether or not to join a labor union and force employers to hand over to union organizers their employees’ private information.

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NLRB Issues Final Rule on ‘Ambush’ Union Election Rules

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on December 12, 2014 2 Comments

The National Labor Relations Board has issued its final rulemaking that that would dramatically speed up union elections, reduce the time workers have to decide whether or not to join a labor union and force employers to hand over to union organizers their employees’ private information.

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Efforts to Expand Joint Employer Status Could Impact Home Builders

The House Education and Workforce Committee held a hearing on Sept. 9 to examine how a proposal by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to modify the joint employer doctrine could impact employers and workers.

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Obama Recess Appointments Invalidated

Filed in Legal by on June 26, 2014 0 Comments

In National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) v Noel Canning, the Supreme Court today held that a Senate recess of only three days is insufficient to trigger the Constitution’s Recess Appointment Clause. Based on historical practices and absent urgent circumstances, an intra-session recess of at least 10 days is necessary before the President can make a recess appointment, the court said. It means that over 700 NLRB decisions issued between January 2012 and August 2013 are potentially invalid.

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At NAHB’s Urging, House Panel Votes to Nullify ‘Ambush’ Union Election Rules

NAHB’s fight against the Obama Administration’s attempts to impose “ambush” union election rules on employers took a big step forward when the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on April 9 approved two NAHB-supported bills that would maintain a proper balance to labor-management relations. The Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 4320) and the […]

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NLRB Poster Rule Finally Placed to Rest

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on January 7, 2014 0 Comments

In a victory for NAHB, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced on Jan. 6 that it will not seek Supreme Court review of the U.S. Court of Appeals decisions in the District of Columbia and the Fourth Circuit that invalidated the NLRB’s Poster Rule. The rule would have required millions of employers across the […]

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