Tag: unions

Senate Confirms Kaplan to Labor Board

On a party line 50-48 vote, the Senate yesterday confirmed Marvin Kaplan, one of President Trump’s two nominees, to the three-member National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The Senate vote was significant, as the NLRB oversees workplace disputes, unfair labor practices and union elections.

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NAHB’s Legal Victory Blocks ‘Persuader’ Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 16, 2016 1 Comment
NAHB’s Legal Victory Blocks ‘Persuader’ Rule

NAHB scored a major legal victory today when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted the association and other groups a permanent stay on the Department of Labor’s final “persuader” rule.

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NAHB, NFIB File Lawsuit Against DOL’s New Union Persuader Rule

NAHB, NFIB File Lawsuit Against DOL’s New Union Persuader Rule

NAHB and the National Federation of Independent Business yesterday filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor asserting that the agency’s new union persuader rule violates business owners’ First Amendment rights, making it nearly impossible to consult with legal counsel when facing union organizing.

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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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