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Tag Archives: Labor

NLRB appeals ruling on posting union notices

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The National Labor Relations Board has filed an appeal that could sort out if private businesses can be forced to post notices informing workers about their rights to join or form a union. The group filed a ...

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Starbucks can enforce ‘one button’ dress code

Starbucks didn’t commit an unfair labor practice when it implemented a dress code limiting employees to wearing only one pro-union button on their work uniforms, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in National Labor Relations Board ...

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NLRB down to three members

(Dolan Media Newswires) — National Labor Relations Board Chairman Wilma B. Liebman term has expired, leaving the agency with three members — the minimum number for the board to continue issuing opinions or undertaking rulemaking. The expiration of Liebman’s term ...

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QBs: It’s time for NFL deal

NEW YORK CITY — Calling the players' offer "fair for both sides," star quarterbacks Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees — plaintiffs in the antitrust suit against the NFL — said Wednesday "it is time" to wrap up negotiations on a deal to end the league's lockout.

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Labor threats carry poignancy for Irish-Americans

NEW YORK CITY — In a year when the questions of union power and the responsibility of governments to their employees have taken center stage, St. Patrick's Day is taking on dual meaning for many Irish-Americans, with their rich ties to the labor movement.

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NLRB case creates new quandary

Labor and employment lawyers’ jobs got a little trickier last week, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that nearly 600 rulings from the National Labor Relations Board were handed down while the Board lacked the authority to act.

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