October 9, 2014
CDW chairman Geoffrey Burr said, “It is appropriate for the NLRB to hear additional voices in cases that change law affecting millions of American workplaces. Failing to do so may slow the Board’s apparent one-sided agenda, but it is the least an ostensibly fair agency could do.”Read more »
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 »
November 12, 2014
In his first post-midterms shift on nominations, President Barack Obama is withdrawing Sharon Block’s nomination for the National Labor Relations Board, sources tell POLITICO. Obama on Wednesday will announce instead that he’ll nominate Lauren McFerran, chief labor counsel for the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP).Read more: Politico
November 7, 2014
In remarks on the Senate Floor, McConnell said “It’s time to restore balance to the National Labor Relations Board. Let’s take the politics out of it.”Read more: National Law Review
October 8, 2014
The impact of the NLRB’s alarming decision to find “joint employment” expands far beyond just the franchising world. Those two words — “joint employer” — would effectively alter the relationship between businesses at every level of the supply chain.Read more: Valley Journal
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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.