When a majority of its press operators decided to quit the Teamsters, Pacific Publishing Co. in Seattle immediately stopped negotiating with the union.
President Barack Obama’s labor board nominees are seen as being at least as pro-union as the two forced out by Republicans last week, giving businesses little reason to expect a change in board decision-making.
The U.S. labor board may return to full strength next month after Senate leaders struck a deal to jettison two nominees opposed by Republicans and vote on replacements.
President Barack Obama must send the Senate a full slate of National Labor Relations Board members for confirmation, and not just the two Democrats he offered today, top lawmakers in Congress said.
President Barack Obama is nominating two members to the National Labor Relations Board as the U.S. agency is in the middle of a partisan fight over the role of government in regulating business.
"There is no dispute that the diamond presently mounted in Harris' ring is colorless."
- Richard Griffin on Dec 09, 2010