Posts Tagged ‘retaliation’

Aug
2015
6

NLRB Affirms that U.S. Capitol Contractors Broke the Law by Retaliating Against Protesting Workers

NLRB Affirms that U.S. Capitol Contractors Broke the Law by Retaliating Against Protesting Workers
  The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has determined that the food service vendors at the U.S. Capitol who were the target of protests likely violated labor laws by retaliating against their workers.  In two separate cases filed in April and May, complaints were made against Restaurant Associates by workers at the Capitol Visitors...
Jan
2015
9

NLRB Decisions Admonish Walmart, McDonald’s for Retaliatory Behavior, Union Obstruction

NLRB Decisions Admonish Walmart, McDonald's for Retaliatory Behavior, Union Obstruction
  At the end of 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled against two major American companies in retaliation cases. This signaled a strong finish to a worker-supportive year for the board, something which the incoming Republican majority says it will try to prevent henceforth through the National Labor Relations Board Refort...
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Nov
2014
20

Violent Wage Theft Exposed in Oregon: “This Guy Knows Where My Family is in Mexico.”

Violent Wage Theft Exposed in Oregon:  “This Guy Knows Where My Family is in Mexico.”
  A truly in-depth look at how wage theft affects workers in the state of Oregon was recently published in the Eugene Weekly. It details how employers use fear to enforce unscrupulous and often deviant business practices.  Between July of 2012 and June of 2013 Oregon workers filed claims of more than $3 million with [&hellip...;
Apr
2014
9

Obama Signs Female Worker Protection EO While Polls Show Women, GOP Drifting Further Apart

Obama Signs Female Worker Protection EO While Polls Show Women, GOP Drifting Further Apart
  Monday, President Barack Obama signed an executive order that makes it illegal for federal contractors to retaliate against workers who openly discuss their pay.  The timing of the action coincides with National Equal Pay Day.   In bypassing Congress the Obama Administration hopes to test the policy on employees of federal contractors in...