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.
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions approved President Donald Trump’s two nominees to the federal government’s top labor arbiter on Wednesday.
The White House intends to fill the final vacancy at the National Labor Relations Board with a member of the conservative Federalist Society, which would give Republicans control of the labor regulator for the first time in a decade.
Employers can now find themselves liable for unfair labor practice charges for text messages sent to workers during union organizing campaigns after a historic ruling by the nation’s top federal arbiter.
The Trump administration may give Republicans a majority at the nation’s top federal labor regulator for the first time since 2007.