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Labor Relations Ink March 2021

Labor Relations Ink March 2021

In this issue: PRO Act news White collar tech workers organize New online union organizing tools Insight, Scoreboard and more… ********** Labor Relations Insight by Phil Wilson Could the 5th Amendment Save Us From the PRO Act? Some of the most important Supreme Court...

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Could the 5th Amendment Save Us From the PRO Act?

Some of the most important Supreme Court decisions fly under the radar when first argued. Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, argued in front of the Supreme Court this week, is one of those cases. In case you haven’t heard about Cedar Point (and I wouldn’t blame you, it...

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Wilson Addresses Organizing Uptick for SHRM

Wilson Addresses Organizing Uptick for SHRM

For a March 9 SHRM article, the author reached out to Phil Wilson for insight into the recent rise in union organizing activity. As Wilson explained, the expected rise in organizing as the country emerges from the pandemic shut-down will take on new momentum as a...

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BREAKING NEWS: House Passes PRO Act

BREAKING NEWS: House Passes PRO Act

Wasting no time, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 225-206 to pass the PRO Act (or the Protecting the Right to Organize Act). It's the most expansive labor relations legislation since the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) was adopted in 1935. Among its...

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Labor Relations INK February 2021

Labor Relations INK February 2021

In this issue: Organizing in Blaseball NLRB GC Policy Directives Reversed Biden Balancing Environmental vs. Union Concerns Expedited Hi-Tech Jobs Shift More Union-Mob Ties Sticky Fingers, Insight and more… ********** Labor Relations Insight by Phil Wilson 2020 Review...

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2020 Review and Innovative Organizing in 2021

2020 Review and Innovative Organizing in 2021

by Phil Wilson The team at LRI RightNow just released our 2020 annual elections review. There are lots of interesting tidbits in this year’s report. Here are a few of the highlights that intrigued me. Unions racked up 31,610 newly organized workers in 2020 in just...

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Bloomberg Law Asks Wilson for Perspective

Bloomberg Law Asks Wilson for Perspective

In a January 25th article on Bloomberg Law, Phil Wilson commented on the Biden administrations signaled intent with the firings of the top to posts in the NLRB General Counsels office. After calling the firings “outrageous and probably unlawful," Wilson stated, "I...

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Labor Relations INK January 2021

Labor Relations INK January 2021

In this issue: Online Union Calculators Union Corruption Collective Action Insight, Scoreboard, Sticky Fingers and more… ********** Labor Relations Insight by Phil Wilson This month’s insight will be brief. If that’s not unusual enough, it’s also going to begin with a...

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INK Links January 2021

INK Links January 2021

Union Bailout Update Before Becoming Boston’s Mayor, Biden’s Labor Pick Was Embroiled in Union Extortion Scandal https://www.texasobserver.org/the-year-newspaper-unions-roared-back-to-life-in-texas/ Boeing: The NLRB Decision That Keeps On Giving...

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Labor Relations INK December 2020

In this issue: State of the Unions – and LRI Laboring Towards 2020 Covid-19 Labor Around the World and more… ********** Labor Relations Insight by Phil Wilson  State of the Unions – and LRI Like most of us, I’m ready to turn the page on 2020. As I reflect on the year,...

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Labor Relations Insight

by Phil Wilson State of the Unions – and LRI Like most of us, I’m ready to turn the page on 2020. As I reflect on the year, however, I’m actually surprised at how much we’ve accomplished. Looking ahead to 2021, I think about how the lessons of this year may help us as...

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Labor Relations INK November 2020

Labor Relations INK November 2020

In this issue: CoVid-19 Tech/Media Unions Organizing Sticky Fingers, Scoreboard, Insight and more… ********** 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...

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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...

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Labor Relations INK October 2020

Labor Relations INK October 2020

In this issue: Laboring Towards 2020 CoVid-19 Union Organizing Healthcare Insight, Sticky Fingers and more… ********** Labor Relations Insight by Phil Wilson What’s happening with voter turnout in NLRB elections? This week Bloomberg News reported that union win rates...

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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...

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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 enhanced...

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Labor Relations INK September 2020

Labor Relations INK September 2020

In this issue: Union Bailout Update Covid-19 Union Corruption Insight, Sticky Fingers and more... NOTE:  Once again, the government has not yet updated the strikes database. We will forward the LRI Scoreboard once the database has been updated. ********** Announcing:...

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Wilson Comments on NLRB Advice Memo

Wilson Comments on NLRB Advice Memo

In a recent demonstration by off-duty Starbucks employees inside the store, the NLRB determined the actions were outside the scope of protected concerted activity. In responding to the advice memo related to the event, Phil Wilson commented, "It's one thing to protest...

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