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

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

Sen. Lamar Alexander: De-politicize the NLRB

October 3, 2014

Today, partisan gridlock is the norm at the NLRB. In 2013, 30% of the board’s cases had been without a decision for more than a year. My bill would get things moving again…My bill would restore the NLRB to its rightful role as an umpire. That’s bitter medicine for the labor unions, but it’s common sense to everyone else.

Read more: Los Angeles Times

NLRB to Employers: Go to Hell

September 19, 2014

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a federal labor arbiter that oversees employee relations and union elections, has issued a series of rulings in recent years protecting insubordinate employees. Cursing out one’s boss may violate social norms and common sense, but the agency says it can also be construed as protected activity.

Read more: Washington Free Beacon

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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.