When David and Shirley Pirlott filed a federal labor complaint against Teamsters Local 75 on Nov. 8, 1989, the day before the Berlin Wall fell, they did not imagine they would have to wait 30 years to resolve the dispute.
President Obama’s rules speeding up the union election process increased the chances of union victory, according to a new analysis.
Management attorneys and trade groups are petitioning the Trump administration to reverse President Obama’s rule changes that drastically sped up the timeline of union elections.
Republicans will once again have a majority at the nation’s top labor arbiter after the Senate confirmed Trump nominee John Ring on Wednesday.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, responding to frustration among GOP senators about Senate delays in confirming President Trump’s nominees, is considering a more aggressive manner of confronting Democrats’ obstruction and delays.
A national labor watchdog says the federal government’s top labor arbiter should launch an inquiry into allegations that an Obama appointee leaked the decision to vacate a ruling to labor lawyers ahead of its official release.
One of the nation’s top labor watchdogs is demanding that the federal government’s top labor arbiter release information linked to its controversial decision to reinstate Obama era rules on franchising.
A coalition of taxpayer and business groups wants Congress to include protections for franchise businesses in the omnibus spending bill being negotiated in Congress.
Another senior union official has been charged in connection to a bribery scandal at Fiat Chrysler.
Republicans are seeking to reestablish control of the federal government’s top labor arbiter.