Posts Tagged ‘National Labor Relations Board’

Jan
2013
8

NLRB: Ford, UAW Colluded to Force Teamsters Out of Jobs So They Could Underpay New Workers

NLRB: Ford, UAW Colluded to Force Teamsters Out of Jobs So They Could Underpay New Workers
As of this week, the total back-pay would be about $5.3 million, plus interest, but that is a conservative estimate since more workers may be found eligible. Teamsters who were forced out of their jobs at a Ford plant in Louisville, KY will be returning to work after the NLRB ruled that collusion between Ford ...
Apr
2012
16

Washington’s Revolving Door Could Affect Integrity of NLRB Scandal Proceedings

Washington’s Revolving Door Could Affect Integrity of NLRB Scandal Proceedings
The man representing disgraced National Labor Relations Board member, Republican Terrence Flynn, may have a financial conflict of interest as his corporate law firm, Dechert, often takes up cases against unions in front of the NLRB. Flynn’s lawyer, Glenn Fine, is the former Inspector General at the Department of Justice who received high...
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Mar
2012
24

GOP Member of NLRB Committed Ethics Violations

GOP Member of NLRB Committed Ethics Violations
A saddening revelation came from the Associated Press last night. Republican board member Terence Flynn, “improperly revealed information about the agency’s private deliberations to outside parties who had cases pending before the board”: The board’s inspector general said the member, Terence F. Flynn, violated ethics rules...
Dec
2011
1

Don’t Look Now, Lindsey Graham: The NLRB Rules Against SEIU in Forced Dues Complaint

  A major GOP talking point in this year’s War on Workers has been the need to reform the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Conservatives have dubbed the NLRB a pro-union, “activist” committee that stands in the way of what many consider to be a harsh, skewed, employer friendly GOP agenda. Don’t look now, Lindsey ...
Nov
2011
1

House GOP Holding Mini Charade Pro Forma Sessions to Prevent NLRB Recess Appointments

House GOP Holding Mini Charade Pro Forma Sessions to Prevent NLRB Recess Appointments
The GOP’s War on Workers has continued to escalate this fall, reaching new heights (i.e. low points): the party of obstruction is trying to create a situation in which the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will become entirely unable to act. By not allowing the Senate to fall into full recess, the GOP is effectively ...