Union Bailout Update

The NLRB finally opened their joint employer case with McDonald’s as their target. One of the first NLRB gambits was to shut down McDonald’s attempt to subpoena SEIU and its PR firm, BerlinRosen. McDonald’s had planned to defend itself by arguing it was allowed to...

Whistlin’ Dixie

By now you’ve likely heard that, after a year of working the system, the Auto Workers finally made their way into the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee as the official representative of 162 maintenance workers. Volkswagen plans to appeal this decision to the...
Whistlin’ Dixie

Whistlin’ Dixie

The UAW attack of the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga took another turn when the union decided on a carve-out strategy, selecting a group of 162 maintenance employees. The NLRB agreed to the micro-unit election, scheduled to begin on Dec. 3rd. The group comprises...