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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4 the administration announced three recess appointments made by President Obama to the National Labor Relations Board. These appointments have proved controversial since Congress remains in pro forma session, and therefore many have questioned the constitutionality of such an appointment.
The National Labor Relations Board has charged FedEx Ground/Home Delivery with illegal practices in its treatment of drivers at its Barrington and West Deptford, N.J.
"De-unionization" is another trend, as organizing union shops has become more difficult under National Labor Relations Board policies.
The National Labor Relations Board recently accused UNICCO of violating the rights of janitors seeking to form a union.
In response to the cancellations, ACMA has filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board. In January, Kennedy Center President Michael Kasier offered to mediate contract negotiations.
Last November, Noble got more than half of the garage's workers to petition the National Labor Relations Board to conduct an election to determine whether a majority of the garage's workers wanted a union.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has held that an employee fired when he cursed at his boss is entitled to reinstatement and back pay.
A Maryland employer has just been accused by the National Labor Relations Board of "such unfair practices as reprimanding workers petitioning for employment benefits and job reassignments." The same organization has been charged by the IRS with avoiding the payment of payroll taxes.
The federal National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has upheld the right for a nursing home to set workplace policies as long as they don't interfere with employees' right to unionize.
The primary purpose of CAGNY is to negotiate collective bargaining agreements with its trade unions and to administer these agreements through grievance hearings, arbitrations and, when necessary, unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.
Workers in production, logistics, and maintenance at the SCA Tissue converting plant in Bellemont, Arizona, USA, voted 88 to 50 in favor of union representation in a National Labor Relations Board election held May 27-28.

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