Press releases

CDW To NLRB: At Least Hear Out Friends of the Court

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.”

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CDW: Time to Stop NLRB’s Supersized Assault on McDonald’s

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.

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CDW: SCOTUS Decision A Victory For Employees, Employers and Separation of Powers

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.

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News

White House pulls controversial NLRB pick

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

What A Republican Senate May Mean for the NLRB

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

NLRB deals another blow to small business

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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Coalition for a Democratic Workplace

CDW Urges NLRB to Tear Down Poster Plan

CDW NLRB Comments

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.