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Senator Lamar Alexander: OMG LOL WTF NLRB

Senator Lamar Alexander: OMG LOL WTF NLRB
A plan proposed by Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander to change the makeup of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) would “effectively cripple the agency” according to its opponents. Alexander, a champion of anti-union, right-wing extremism, is suggesting the board add a sixth member and have three members from each party. This, he comically insists, would “require both sides to find a middle ground.” Unfortunately, given the gridlock in Washington, such a plan would produce a perpetual stalemate.
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NLRB Says McDonald's Corp Could Be Liable for Labor Sins of Its Stores

NLRB Says McDonald's Corp Could Be Liable for Labor Sins of Its Stores
The National Labor Relations Board acts to protect fast food workers rights in a major labor ruling against McDonald's.
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UAW to Appeal Volkswagen Plant Vote

UAW to Appeal Volkswagen Plant Vote
The United Automobile Workers union has decided to appeal the vote by workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga not to unionize. Filing with the National Labor Relations Board, the union claims outside interference did not allow for a free and just vote.
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NLRB Renews Call for Streamlined Process of Labor Union Certification

NLRB Renews Call for Streamlined Process of Labor Union Certification
In what is sure to anger Republicans seeking to curb the influence of labor, the National Labor Relations Board is proposing a streamlined process to make it easier for workers to organize. The new plan could cut time from petition to elections to under a month, scaring big business leaders who would prefer to indefinitely delay workers.
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