How Will UAW Strike of the Big Three Automakers Play Out?
September 19, 2023
Thirteen thousand auto workers  – represented by the United Auto Workers (UAW) – went on strike September 15th at plants in Michigan, Ohio and Missouri after rejecting contract offers from the Big Three automakers
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It’s Football (Unionizing) Season…
September 15, 2023
The Dartmouth basketball team just came through with a pass at the National Labor Relations Board.
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NLRB Resuscitates “Quickie Election” Rules
August 29, 2023
The National Labor Relations Board (the “Board” or “NLRB”) issued a final rule on August 24, 2023 that will drastically reduce the time between when a petition is filed – typically, by a union – and an election.
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NLRB’s Radical Revisions to Union Recognition and Election Procedures
August 29, 2023
Thanks to the National Labor Relations Board, unions last Friday received an unprecedented boost from the NLRB.
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NLRB Makes It Easier To Unionize Your Business
August 28, 2023
In its August 25, 2023, decision, the National Labor Relations Board paved the way for a union to represent employees without a formal vote.
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The NLRB Radically Changes the Election Landscape
August 25, 2023
On August 25, 2023, a majority of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a decision in Cemex Construction Materials LLC 372 NLRB No. 130
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Are Employers Supposed to Protect Striking Employees?
July 28, 2023
As most of us know, Hollywood is striking. Some of you may have seen media reports about the unions filing unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board over unsafe picketing conditions. Which may cause some of you to wonder – what is an employer’s responsibility with respect to those conditions?
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U.S. Supreme Court Strikes a Chord for the Status Quo
June 28, 2023
On June 1, 2023, in an 8-1 decision, SCOTUS decided in Glacier Northwest v International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union No. 174 that the company could sue the union in state court for damages to its property due to a strike.
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Florida: New Law Prohibits Certain Public Employers from Deducting Union Dues from Employee Paychecks, Spurring Immediate Union Lawsuit
May 15, 2023
On May 9, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 256, which enacted far-reaching changes to Florida public sector labor relations law.
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NLRB Limits Employers' Authority to Discipline During Workplace Activism and Union-Related Activities
May 1, 2023
On May 1, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision in the case of Lion Elastomers that restores legal protection for workers who engage in profane speech or conduct in the context of workplace activism and union-related activity.
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Chicago City Council Passes Ordinance Requiring Nonprofit Contractors to Enter into Labor Peace Agreement with Unions
April 5, 2023
On March 15, 2023, the Chicago City Council overwhelmingly voted to approve an ordinance requiring labor peace agreements between workers and Chicago-funded nonprofit organizations providing critical public health and social services to Chicago residents and communities.
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Michigan's Freedom to Work Law Ends in 2024
April 3, 2023
On March 24, 2023, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation which repeals Michigan’s Freedom to Work (FTW) law.
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