December 19, 2014
CDW Chairman Geoffrey Burr said, “It’s clear at this point that the Obama administration’s NLRB will trample on anyone they need to in order to help organized labor reclaim some market share. This time they’re going after small business entrepreneurs who franchise to well-known company names.”Read more »
December 12, 2014
Today, the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace announced that it would sue to invalidate the National Labor Relations Board’s newly released rule that paves the way for unfair and illegal “ambush” elections.Read more »
December 11, 2014
Coalition Stunned At One-sided Agency’s Latest Move WASHINGTON, D.C. // DECEMBER 11, 2014 // Today, the nationwide Coalition for a Democratic Workplace released the following statement of CDW chairman Geoffrey Burr in response to the “Purple Communications” National Labor Relations Board decision that opens up employer email systems to union organizing activity: “The president’s one-sided […]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.