National Labor Relations Act

The National Labor Relations Board's new general counsel plans to take a much narrower view of worker rights than his predecessor, a new memo shows.
For millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet, there is great urgency in reversing the trends that have left them
James Damore was canned after penning an instantly infamous anti-diversity manifesto. He shouldn't expect to win his job back.
By Raymond Hogler, Colorado State University On April 24, graduate students at Yale University announced a hunger strike
Existing federal labor law could free employees who now can't band together to sue their bosses.
The introduction to the Gilman decision explains: "Faced with the prospect of criminal indictment premised on the actions
The goal for all working families remains a secure, sustainable job and a real improvement in our standard of living. Here's how we get there.
Something we can do right now to combat pay inequality in the workplace is talk with our co-workers about our salaries. While Congress works to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to address the multiple barriers to pay equality, knowing our rights could help us now.
How we eat is one of the central ways we show who we are and what we care about, but what's almost entirely impossible is to put food on the table that was produced by workers who enjoy the same rights as almost every other laborer in America.
As Vice President Joe Biden announced his decision last week not to run for president, he talked about dreams denied, possibilities foreclosed. He wasn't speaking of his own aspirations, though.
In a GOP field filthy with candidates who kiss up to corporate bosses and systematically suppress workers' wages, Walker is a stand out. But the whole motley GOP crew is determined to do whatever it takes to deny workers and their children economic mobility.
Every adult American, of course, has the right to work. What this legislation does is help corporations and state governments cut workers' pay. Its intent is regressive. Republicans want to return America to the days when robber barons controlled workers' lives completely.
Moving right-to-work (for less) from the state to the county level is the latest tactic in the relentless campaign by CEOs and corporations to reverse gains made by workers in the 1930s New Deal.
We tried waiting and hoping for real change six years ago. Today, income inequality grows steadily worse, while economic opportunity is out of reach for most. This Labor Day I will look forward to a warm summer day, but I'm also dreaming of the movement we can build.
The National Labor Relations Act was seen in 1935 as a response both to ongoing labor strife and to the immediate exigencies of the Great Depression. It gave workers the right to organize over their wages, not football players.
A Pennsylvania-based developer is suing a United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local for $1.5 million, alleging the union is using a "Shill Strategy" to line up neighbors to block his proposed Wal-Mart superstore.