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.
Regulators at the top federal labor arbiter have “grave concerns” about the Trump administration’s plan to restructure the agency.
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.