The National Labor Relations Board has dropped its reexamination of right to work laws and coercive unionism after the union at the center of its case settled.
The nation’s top labor arbiter submitted a request for legal briefs asking lawyers to weigh in on whether unions could charge non-members fees for grievance filings in April. The case came after a regional NLRB judge ruled that the Florida-based United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union Local 1192 violated the labor rights of a worker when it charged him fees to file a grievance claim.
Businesses in large cities across the country can escape onerous new regulations if they unionize thanks to carve-outs crafted by labor unions.
The New York City Council passed a bill Wednesday requiring car wash owners to purchase a $150,000 surety bond to operate in city limits. The massive hike could dramatically drive up prices and even force some businesses to close up shop.