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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Recommended changes in the National Labor Relations Act--one addressing the National Labor Relations Board, the other the legislative and administrative decision-making process--would encompass the following:
With enormous resources and expert help, corporations were able to exploit every loophole on labor law and thus make a mockery of the election process administered by the National Labor Relations Board.
When the two nominees are confirmed by the full Senate, it will be the first time since August 2015 that all five seats on the National Labor Relations Board are filled.
Lynch also reports on a bizarre legal case in which the National Labor Relations Board is arguing that union organizing requires the use of language in the workplace that would, well, make a longshoreman blush.
1] A National Labor Relations Board ruling in October sustained the union membership of 200 attending physicians at Metropolitan Hospital in New York.
In February, the AMA received approval from the National Labor Relations Board to allow Detroit doctors to vote on forming the AMA's first local union.
USIS and Odyssey employ Communications Workers of America (CWA) employees and have in the past filed several complaints against the IBEW Local 3 with the National Labor Relations Board, alleging unfair labor practices.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) called for their reinstatement, but the Sixth Circuit Court stated that the nurses were supervisors and were not protected by the National Labor Relations Act because they exercised independent judgment in directing the work of aides, and did so in the employer's interests.
She derives her expertise in part from her experience as a field attorney for the National Labor Relations Board.
Wayne Gold, regional director of the National Labor Relations Board, has found "reasonable cause" to believe that The Washington Ballet violated the National Labor Relations Act when it refused to rehire two union activist dancers who testified against it at an NLRB hearing (see "Dance Matters," July 2005).
In 2004, the National Labor Relations Board ruled labor law protections no longer apply to graduate teachers at private universities.
Anne Pomerantz, a supervisory attorney with the National Labor Relations Board in Los Angeles, said the United Food and Commercial Workers union had filed charges claiming the lockout was handled improperly.

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