NLRB: Uber Drivers Are Not Employees

Advice memo released as company has come under fire from some drivers

UberThe nation's top labor arbiter says that Uber properly classifies its drivers as independent contractors. The tech company has faced protest over working conditions in recent weeks.

NLRB Targets Union Lobbying

Top enforcement memo aims at holding unions accountable for charging dissenters for lobbying fees

money cashThe Trump administration wants to hold labor organizations accountable for forcing dissenting workers to pay for union lobbying.

GOP Leaders Back New Franchise Rule

Agency considers overturning one of Obama's most controversial work regs

Lamar AlexanderRepublican Congressional leaders are throwing their weight behind a new federal labor regulation reversing a controversial Obama-era ruling.

Nurse Pushes Agency to Close 2009 Case

Petition asks court to force labor arbiter to end 'unreasonable delays' in union lobbying complaint

Nurses help Dr. Dorry Segev prepair forA Rhode Island nurse is asking a federal court to help settle a 2009 complaint about her union's lobbying expenses and dues disclosures.

Court Throws Wrench into Trump Franchise Fix

Two Obama appointees to D.C. Circuit could hold up NLRB rule

A sign outside a San Francisco McDonald'sA federal court ruling could further complicate the White House's attempt to roll back one of the Obama administration's most controversial labor policies.

Franchise Anxiety

Labor lawyers, businesses hope for reversal of controversial Obama rules

A sign outside a San Francisco McDonald'sFranchise businesses and labor lawyers will have to wait until 2019 to see if the Trump administration overturns one of Obama's most controversial workplace policies. 

Pennsylvania Workers Sue Labor Board

Suit challenges agency for blocking vote to oust union

school busPennsylvania school bus drivers are suing the federal government for preventing them from holding a vote to cut ties with their union.

Trump Rolls Back Anti-Franchising Regs

Proposed rule would reverse Obama's union-backed joint-employer standard

Franchise businesses received a significant boost from the Trump administration on Friday as labor regulators began to unravel one of the Obama administration's most controversial employment policies.