Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s charge of illegal picketing by workers at some of its stores probably won’t be resolved by the National Labor Relations Board before the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow, the agency said.
A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. worker said he was disciplined for using Facebook to rail against a boss’s “tyranny.” A crime reporter in Tucson, Arizona, was fired for using Twitter to taunt that the city had too few homicides.
Boeing Co.’s tentative contract agreement with the Machinists union to keep building the 737 jet in Washington state may help resolve a U.S. labor complaint against the company over the 787 Dreamliner.
A court petition seeking to halt a lockout of Brooklyn, New York, workers was valid, a federal judge ruled, rejecting claims that it wasn’t because the National Labor Relations Board that voted to file it didn’t have a quorum to do so.
Teamster union members at PepsiCo Inc. in upstate New York are seeking National Labor Relations Board help to fight the company’s health-care policy that charges employees $50 a month when they smoke or have medical issues that may trigger weight gain.
Labor-relations consultant Phillip Wilson has had a busy month, flying from Arizona to Virginia holding seminars and conducting online workshops to get employers ready for what he says is one of the biggest changes in labor law in decades.