Labor Relations Insight

Labor Relations Insight

by Phil Wilson Biden Labor Policy – What to Expect? It (finally) appears that we’ve settled on our next President, after enduring an election that was the perfect capstone to 2020. Even though President-elect Biden is all but assured to be sworn in on January 20, the...

Labor Relations Insight

by Phil Wilson What’s happening with voter turnout in NLRB elections? This week Bloomberg News reported that union win rates in NLRB elections have remained steady over the course of this year (pre- and post-Covid), meaning that mail-ballot elections haven’t helped...

Breaking News: LM-2 changes proposed by OLMS

The Department of Labor’s Office of Labor Management Standards (OLMS) has proposed a new rule making changes to the LM-2 financial form that labor organizations are required to file with the DOL. A new LM-2LF would be required by the largest unions, with...

Breaking News: NLRB proposes election rule changes

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking changing union election rules. From the press release: The first amendment would amend the Board’s rules and regulations to eliminate the requirement that employers provide...

Labor Relations Insight

by Phil Wilson The Return of Workplace Civility? Do you get the feeling that in 2020 everything is dialed up to 11? I sure do. Our country (and the world) face high-stakes issues. Things are emotional. And every conversation seems to have more at stake. There has...
Labor Relations Insight

Labor Relations Insight

by Phil Wilson The End of Quickie Elections? Sort of. If there is one thing we’ve learned during this pandemic, it’s flexibility. One day you’re working in the office. The next day you’re “sheltering in place.” Later – especially out here in flyover country – you’re...