National Labor Relations Board


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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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Typically, the union would petition the National Labor Relations Board for an election.
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The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1935 to administer the National Labor Relations Act, the primary law governing relations between unions and employers in the private sector.
The National Labor Relations Board is investigating the validity of the cards the WGA has submitted in support of its petition for an election,'' the statement read.
APPEAL REJECTED In the ongoing battle between ABC and the broadcast and technical employees union, an appeal by the union to reverse a labor ruling was rejected by the National Labor Relations Board.
This ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued September 30, 1994 is a result of numerous unfair labor practices committed by F.
PITTSBURGH -- News From USW: Leo Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers (USW), issued the following statement reacting to today's decision by Bush Administration appointees of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that strips workers of their right to form a union by reclassifying them as 'supervisors' in name only.
The National Labor Relations Board is dismissing a Teamsters union complaint that the Anheuser-Busch Co.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel Corporation (Nasdaq-NNM: AKST) said today it intends to appeal a regional National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) report recommending that a May 26, 1994 union representation election be set aside and that a new election be held.
Striking members of USW Local 677 say it is management that has been inflexible in negotiations, and the union will file Unfair Labor Practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board against NFS to prove it.
In a sudden and surprising shift in strategy, the National Basketball Players Association decided Thursday to withdraw its unfair-labor complaint with the National Labor Relations Board.
The regional director of the San Francisco office of the National Labor Relations Board has decided to issue a complaint and will set a date in the near future for a hearing into charges of unfair labor practice allegations by the Communications Workers of America.

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