National Labor Relations Board

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...
Following news of an impending store closure, workers at the 63rd street location of Hot and Crusty bakery have called for a 24-hour picket and store occupation, alleging the company has deliberately withheld rent payments following a hard-fought and successful unionization drive in May 2012. The company, owned by private equity partner Mark Samson, gave the Hot and Crusty Workers Association 11 days notice of eviction from the property, informing employees that August 31st would be their last day. 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...
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...

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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...
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...
After the Senate rejected another proposal by Republicans to make it harder for employees to form a union in their workplace, Sen. John Thune made a visit to Fox's Neil Cavuto this Tuesday to complain about those "big union bosses" getting their Read more...
Among a host of other outlandish claims about unions, former presidential candidate and Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain claimed that even though his former employees at the pizza chain had the right to unionize, he had the right to fire them Read more...
Despite losing the most egregious anti-union measure in the Federal Aviation Administration re-authorization bill, the so-called 'compromise' that Congress has settled on remains staunchly anti-union and assaults the rights of workers in the Read more...