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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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The NLRB should withdraw its complaint immediately.
Employers who lose can be ordered to reinstate the employee with back pay, rescind improper discipline and/or company policies and post NLRB notices detailing the violations and penalties.
Ultimately, employers should expect many more NLRB cases challenging employer classifications of employees as supervisors.
For more information on ANA's reaction to the NLRB decision and background on the Kentucky River case, visit www.
The status of any graduate students as employees within the meaning of the NLRA has been affirmed in only one case, and in all other cases, the NLRB has agreed to hear appeals to the regional decisions.
The company even went so far as to retaliate against workers who testified before the NLRB.
As of now, the 56 ballot challenges will be set for a hearing before the NLRB.
The NLRB granted summary judgment in favor of the union.
They maintain that small employers are unable to afford the back pay liability when the NLRB takes an excessive amount of time to decide cases involving unlawful discharge.
A series of new decisions by the NLRB is threatening the legality of nonunion teams.