When a majority of its press operators decided to quit the Teamsters, Pacific Publishing Co. in Seattle immediately stopped negotiating with the union.
Craig Becker , a Democrat on the U.S. National Labor Relations Board who has been criticised by business groups for his ties to unions, was re-nominated by President Barack Obama to serve until 2014.
Business groups may find the expanded ranks of their Republican allies in Congress can’t stop President Barack Obama ’s appointees from making it easier for unions to recruit members.
A National Labor Relations Board decision against a New Jersey nursing home was thrown out by an appeals court that ruled one board member was improperly appointed by President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama’s authority to make appointments without U.S. Senate approval is being considered by an appeals court for the first time in a test of so-called pro-forma sessions set up by Republican lawmakers.
The National Labor Relations Board proposed scaling back plans for speedier U.S. union elections, as prospects dimmed for acting on the overhaul before the panel loses a quorum next month.
The National Labor Relations Board advanced a proposal for speedier union elections as the U.S. House passed Republican-sponsored legislation that would curb the agency’s powers.
Arkansas Democrats decide today whether U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln will stand for re-election or become the year’s fifth congressional incumbent denied re- nomination in a sign of voter discontent.
Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown’s worst nightmare is that his party’s nominee, Mitt Romney, will set a record for presidential candidates.
The single Republican on the National Labor Relations Board has threatened to quit, according to its chairman, in a move aimed at blocking action by a panel that business groups say is too pro-union.
"We will see $7.8 billion go out the door over 10 years if we do not do this."
- Craig Becker on Feb 02, 2015