Tagged: National Labor Relations Board

Lawyer: Ignoring NLRB Action Risks Lawsuits, Investigation

Lawyer: Ignoring NLRB Action Risks Lawsuits, Investigation

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Private-sector employers in Arkansas need to be aware of what the National Labor Relations Board is doing, because not knowing exposes them to litigation from employees or former employees and to costly disruptions that can come from NLRB investigations. read more >

Suit Challenges Rule on Anti-Union Activities

Suit Challenges Rule on Anti-Union Activities

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Little Rock was a magnet for representatives from law firms around the country last week when U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker heard arguments in the first federal lawsuit attempting to stop the Obama administration’s new “persuader rule” concerning anti-union activities. read more >

Labor Judge: Wal-Mart Strikes Protected Under Law

Labor Judge: Wal-Mart Strikes Protected Under Law

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A National Labor Relations Board judge has ruled that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. unlawfully disciplined workers who staged protests in May and June of 2013 and ordered the retailer to reinstate 16 former employees, as well as give them back pay. read more >

NLRB Ruling Can Hurt Small Business, Groups Say

NLRB Ruling Can Hurt Small Business, Groups Say

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A National Labor Relations Board ruling that modified the definition of an employer could hurt small businesses including franchises and subcontractors, according to industry groups that advocate for those companies. read more >

NLRB Tells Union to Back Off Wal-Mart Protests

NLRB Tells Union to Back Off Wal-Mart Protests

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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. read more >

A List of Wal-Mart Black Friday Protest Sites

A List of Wal-Mart Black Friday Protest Sites

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. read more >