July 29, 2014
In a move to finally eradicate the last jobs available to millions of Americans, the administration’s handpicked cronies in the NLRB are again circumventing Congress and using inappropriate unilateral executive action to harm employers and employees.Read more »
June 26, 2014
CDW was a leader in the legal fight against the administration’s attempt to illegally place nominees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) during a recess of the Senate, which would otherwise provide advice and consent on the process.Read more »
April 8, 2014
Today, the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace announced it filed comments and empowered grassroots to speak out against unfair rules proposed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).Read more »
September 15, 2014
Declining to modify its “established rule” on the rights of union dues objectors, the National Labor Relations Board 3-2 held Sept. 10 a United Food and Commercial Workers local fulfilled its statutory duty by informing a new employee she could satisfy a union-security clause without becoming a union member, although the union did not specify the fees and expenses she would be responsible to pay.Read more: Bloomberg BNA
September 9, 2014
President Barack Obama’s plan to put Democrat Sharon Block back on the National Labor Relations Board will be tested Tuesday morning when a Senate labor panel conducts a hearing on the nominee, whose previous term was ruled invalid by the U.S. Supreme Court.Read more: Wall Street Jounral
September 8, 2014
The National Labor Relation Board (“NLRB”) recently issued its latest decision on social media issues and employer policies. In Triple Play Sports Bar & Grille, 361 NLRB No. 31 (2014), the NLRB ruled that a Facebook discussion regarding an employer’s tax withholding calculations and an employee’s “like” of the discussion were protected by the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). While the NLRB has long been concerned with protecting employees’ rights on social media, this marks the first time that the NLRB has held that merely clicking a “like” button can be protected, concerted activity.Read more: National Law Review
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On behalf of millions of employers, the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW) today filed comments opposing an effort by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to force firms to post pro-organizing notices in an estimated 6 million workplaces, the vast majority of which are non-union. The rule would require all employers covered by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to post a notice setting forth some—but not all—rights under the Act.
Click here to read our press release and here to download a PDF version of the submitted comments.