The nation’s top labor board reversed an Obama-era decision targeting franchise businesses, but advocates and legal experts say Congress needs to take action to resolve the issue permanently.
A regional labor arbiter previously suspended for fundraising with labor unions is forcing Pennsylvania hospital workers to join a union, sparking protest from a group of employees.
Following eight years of Democratic dominance of the National Labor Relations Board, Republicans have the chance to roll back union gains following confirmation of Peter B. Robb as the agency’s top prosecutor.
The House of Representatives passed a bill that could roll back Obama labor board’s crackdown on franchise businesses.
The Trump administration is one step closer to changing the direction of the nation’s top federal labor arbiter on Wednesday.
President Donald Trump selected a management-side labor lawyer to serve as the top enforcement officer at the National Labor Relations Board, earning praise from industry groups and labor watchdogs.
Republicans hold majority on the nation’s top federal labor arbiter for the first time since 2007 after the Senate confirmed Trump nominee William Emanuel on Monday.
A secret memo circulating among Democrats on Capitol Hill attempts to portray legislation that would reverse an Obama-era regulation that threatened the franchise business model as bad for small business owners.
A federal appeals court ruled that a top labor regulator abandoned its mission as a neutral arbiter when it sanctioned a company for calling the police on union organizers for trespassing.
Congressional Republicans are attempting to reverse Obama-era labor regulations holding parent corporations responsible for actions undertaken by franchisees.