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National Labor Relations Board

n. an independent regulatory commission created in 1935 by the National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act), with five members appointed by the president subject to confirmation by the Senate. The NLRB is intended to protect employees' rights to unionize, prevent abuses by employers or unions, and oversee union and organizing elections.

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In addition, the NLRB is in the midst of expanding the Act's protections to more employees and more activity, (30) making it unlikely that the NLRB will decline jurisdiction by finding an employer exempt from the Act.
Livingston said there is no process for appeal, with the NLRB making the final decision.
Following close on the heels of the Fifth, both the Second the Eighth circuits agreed that the NLRB had overstepped its bounds when it found that the NLRA created a substantive, as opposed to a procedural, right to engage in class or collective actions.
Gary Klotz, a senior partner with Butzel Long law firm in Detroit that specializes in labor relations cases, said that come April 15, trucking companies affected by Teamster organizing efforts will be looking at a shortened election period as a result of the new NLRB rules.
42) The NLRB is composed of five members who are appointed by the President with the consent of the Senate, and hold staggered terms in their positions to ensure that the Board is not completely subject to political persuasion.
District Court for the District of Columbia handed down its decision, concluding that the NLRB does have the authority to issue the rule requiring employers to post a notice of employee rights.
The NLRB is the federal agency charged with enforcing the NLRA.
House Republicans are likely to pass legislation changing the NLRB statute to prevent unions from contesting a company's moving of production facilities from one state to another.
Mike Beebe recognized the potential negative economic consequences for Arkansas of the NLRB complaint, warning that it "could be detrimental to Arkansas' economic development efforts.
William Baudler, a NLRB attorney in the Region 32 office in Oakland, confirmed the memo and the decision to dismiss the case.
The NLRB rule sets provide deadlines for all phases of a case before the NLRB, including the filing of a charge, petitions, pleadings, motions, discovery, hearings, appeals and compliance.
In the appeal of a decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a federal appeals court has ruled that a casino violated NLRB rules when it terminated a sole union organizer for theft.