Labor Relations Ink November 2017

Labor Relations Ink November 2017

In this issue: Troubled Waters A Tale of Micro Units Shoot Yourself In The Foot Insight, SEIU Watch, Scoreboard and more… The bottom of each story contains a link to the individual post on our site. ********** Labor Relations Insight by Phil Wilson Learn the rules...

Labor Relations Insight

by Phil Wilson A problem well put is half solved. John Dewey We finally have a full, Republican-majority National Labor Relations Board! And a Republican General Counsel! That’s the good news. The bad news? The excitement will wear off in about 2 weeks, when Chairman...
Union Bailout Update

Union Bailout Update

As was expected, Peter Robb was confirmed as the NLRB General Counsel early this month. The Senate vote fell along partisan lines, and it is anticipated that Democrats will take a more aggressive stance once Phil Miscimarra’s replacement nomination comes to the fore,...

SEIU Watch

Employees at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill East are petitioning the NLRB to overturn a decision made by Dennis Walsh, an NLRB regional director. Walsh approved a request by the Service Employees to declare all workers at the non-union facility members of SEIU. The...

Successorship Slip-up

VIUSA, Inc., ran aground due to a failure to properly navigate successorship issues, causing an NLRB negotiated settlement of $21.6 million on behalf of the Teamsters. At issue were a group of yard workers at a Ford plant, employed by Auto Handling, Inc. and...