"Today is a good day," declared the SEIU, which had called on the president to immediately oust NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb, an 'Extreme, Anti-Union' Labor Board Lawyer.
Franchisees are upset that the government will regulate their practices of wage theft. It's about time.
The talking heads on Fox continue their demonization of labor unions.
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The board adopted the rule by a 3-2 vote, with the Democratic-appointed members all voting in favor and the Republican-appointed members all voting against.
WalMart is being held accountable for their retaliation against workers who protested low wages or went out on strike. It's about time.
While news such as Walmart doing canned food drives for their own employees and the NLRB deciding to pursue charges against Walmart for violating labor laws are making their way into the headlines this week, what are the talking heads over at Fox doing? You guessed it... damage control.
We have to end the filibuster, at the very least for nominations, if not for everything. This has to happen because Republicans are now obstructing everything, and agencies of our government are going to start shutting down over this summer. Without action the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) closes its doors at the end of August and not long after that the Consumer The Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will be without a director. These are just some of the nominations being obstructed -- filibustered -- in order to block these agencies from operating.
President Obama has nominated five people to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Two are Republicans. All are waiting for confirmation by the Senate. Let your Senators know these nominees should be confirmed so the NLRB can get back to work.
Workers at Palermo's Pizza in Milwaukee have been striking for two weeks in response to the company using threats and retaliation against workers engaged in a unionization drive. Most extreme among the accusations is the claim that Palermo's
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