Tagged: national labor relations board

The NLRB & Redefining March Madness (Robert Coon On Politics)

by Robert Coon 4/2/2014 2:19 pm

Like millions of Americans, I obsess over March Madness. It's exciting and unpredictable, and truly one of the best things about college sports. But something happened this March that could turn the college sports world upside down - and not in a good way.

National Labor Relations Board: Wal-Mart Violated Labor Rules

by Associated Press 1/15/2014 2:22 pm

Federal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year.

Government Finds Merit in Labor Claims Against Wal-Mart

by Associated Press 11/19/2013 3:24 pm

Federal officials said Monday they are prepared to file formal complaints against Wal-Mart for allegedly violating the legal rights of protesting workers last year.

NLRB Tells Union to Back Off Wal-Mart Protests

by Associated Press 1/31/2013 1:28 pm

Labor groups say they will end their picketing at Wal-Mart stores for at least 60 days as part of a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board. But they vowed they will continue to press the world's largest retailer to better overall working conditions, including wages. The agreement, announced by the labor board Thursday, comes after the discounter filed a complaint on Nov. 20 with the board against the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.

A List of Wal-Mart Black Friday Protest Sites

by Lance Turner 11/21/2012 11:08 am

As Black Friday approaches, so too does the threat of employee walk-outs and protests against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, the world's largest retailer. Here's where protesters plan to make their voices heard.

NLRB Still Investigating Wal-Mart Dispute As Walk-Out Date Nears

by Associated Press 11/21/2012 10:54 am

Federal labor officials say they don't expect to decide before Thursday on whether to seek an injunction on behalf of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to stop a union-backed group from encouraging worker walk-outs that are expected to culminate Friday. That's the traditional start of the holiday shopping season.

As Black Friday Looms, Labor Board Promises Action on Wal-Mart Case

by Associated Press 11/19/2012 4:29 pm

Federal labor officials say they will decide quickly whether to support a request by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to stop a union-backed group from encouraging worker walk-outs at hundreds of stores on Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season.