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NLRB Authorizes Complaint Against WalMart For Strike Retaliation
WalMart is being held accountable for their retaliation against workers who protested low wages or went out on strike. It's about time. Read more...
Fox's Charles Payne: 'Maybe Walmart Is Supplementing The U.S. Taxpayer'
While news such as Walmart doing canned food drives for their own employees and the NLRB deciding to pursue charges against Walmart for violating labor laws are making their way into the headlines this week, what are the talking heads over at Fox doing? You guessed it... damage control. Read more...
We have to end the filibuster, at the very least for nominations, if not for everything. This has to happen because Republicans are now obstructing everything, and agencies of our government are going to start shutting down over this summer. Without action the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) closes its doors at the end of August and not long after that the Consumer The Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will be without a director. These are just some of the nominations being obstructed -- filibustered -- in order to block these agencies from operating. Read more...
President Obama has nominated five people to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Two are Republicans. All are waiting for confirmation by the Senate. Let your Senators know these nominees should be confirmed so the NLRB can get back to work. Read more...
Workers at Palermo's Pizza in Milwaukee have been striking for two weeks in response to the company using threats and retaliation against workers engaged in a unionization drive. Most extreme among the accusations is the claim that Palermo's Read more...

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Conservatives howled loudly when Terence Flynn was appointed to the NLRB, falsely criticizing recess appointments, but are saying nothing about his ethical lapses, since they might've helped Mitt Romney. National Labor Relations Member Board Read more...
Protesting Target's anti-union agenda and other problems An administrative judge from the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that an election at a Target store in New York is invalid because the company engaged in illegal intimidation Read more...
Of course, this makes Judge Clevert into one of those "activist" judges the wingnuts are always yelling about (i.e. any judge who doesn't rule the way they think he or she should), but it's certainly refreshing to see a judge enforcing a union Read more...
Details of the original complaints against Verizon Region 2 of the National Labor Relations Board has authorized the issuance of complaints in 58 of 63 cases where the Communications Workers of America filed against Verizon for its actions Read more...
The latest stories from the front lines of the labor fight across the country... Why don't Republicans want to help the more than 100 children a year who die while working on farms A judge has halted the new National Labor Relations Board Read more...