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NLRB says workers organizing on Facebook is protected speech

NLRB says workers organizing on Facebook is protected speech

In what has to be one of the worst cases of overreach by an employer in history, the Triple Play Sports Bar thought it could strong arm its employees for commenting on Facebook about the company. Former worker Jamie LaFrance started the dialogue on his Facebook page in January 2011, saying that as a result

Republican NLRB member violated ethics laws

Why am I not surprised? These ideological conservatives hate the NLRB so much that they would do anything to undermine the NLRB and destroy it from within. The board’s inspector general said the member, Terence F. Flynn, violated ethics rules by sharing confidential details on the status of pending cases and the likely votes of

Bend it like Becker– Craig Becker smacks down arbitration laws

  What a great parting shot! As if President Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB weren’t enough, one outgoing member, Craig Becker decided to take on arbitration only laws. This decision affects a lot of workers:  estimates are that 25% of all non-union workers have signed exactly these kinds of individual arbitrate only agreements.  The

NLRB calls out Target

It looks like the real thugs these days aren’t the unions as the right-wing would have you think. The real thuggery is from corporations like Target. The Brooklyn body of the National Labor Relations Board has gathered more evidence that Target intimidated workers by threatening to close a store if a union was approved in a vote

The NLRB has its groove back and corporations hate that

The NLRB is actually doing what it is supposed to be doing. Imagine if all the agencies actually starting enforcing all their rules and regulations to the fullest. Board chairwoman Wilma Liebman says the Republican critics are launching misguided effort to portray the board as radical. She sees an agency that is “reinvigorated” and finally