Posts Tagged ‘NLRA’


NLRB Grants USW Access to Caterpillar Facility for Safety Inspection Following Worker Fatality

  The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has sided with unions in a case pertaining to access to company facilities for health and safety inspections. The United Steelworkers took legal action following a fatal accident at a Caterpillar facility. In NLRB case No. 97, Caterpillar objected to the request for access to the facility claiming…

Asheville, NC Call Center Workers Try to Organize a Fiercely Anti-Union Company Through the IBEW

In Asheville, North Carolina, workers at Sitel’s call center are trying to organize a union through the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) despite being located in the state with the lowest union population density in the United Sates and working for a company that is openly anti-union. This unlikely and dramatic action…