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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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CDW Comments Seek Fair Labor Board Rules

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).

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CDW: NLRB Proposed “Ambush Elections” Rule Under Further Review

February 5, 2014

Our coalition has successfully fought back against card check and various card-check-lite efforts, of which today’s news is just the latest example. CDW will be reviewing the proposed rule before taking further action

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Supreme Court delivers blow to Obama on NLRB appointments, now Congress must act

June 27, 2014

By Rep. Austin Scott, Nathan Mehrens. The Noel Canning decision presents an opportunity to highlight partisan leanings within the NLRB that create uncertainty for employers. One way to limit the harm that they can inflict would be to restructure its functions so that it no longer acts as a quasi-judiciary.

Read more: Fox News

Obama’s NLRB Recess Appointments Deemed Unconstitutional: >100 Decisions Impacted

June 26, 2014

The ruling is of great significance: it invalidates every single decision—of which there are more than a hundred—that the Board handed down from January 2012 through summer 2013 (the period the Board included the three Presidential appointees, before he appointed replacement members that the Senate properly confirmed).

Read more: Forbes

Supreme Court Ruling Forces NLRB to Scramble to Revisit Cases

The Supreme Court ruling that President Barack Obama exceeded his authority in 2012 by appointing three people to the National Labor Relations Board kicks off a scramble by the current board to revisit hundreds of labor decisions made while the now-departed appointees were seated.

Read more: The Wall Street Journal

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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.