Post Tagged with: "Unionizing"

GOP-Run House Panel Approves Anti-NLRB Bills; Board Holds hearings on Election Procedures

WASHINGTON –By party-line votes, the highly polarized Republican-run House Education and the Workforce Committee approved two bills curbing the National Labor Relations Board, even as the board held two days of hearings on its plan to streamline union recognition election procedures. Committee Democrats called the GOP measures “union-busting bills” and unsuccessfully tried to attach to them legislation to raise the […]

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Northwestern University Footballers, with Steelworkers Backing, File Union Election Cards

With virtually unanimous player support, and with Steelworker backing, football players at Northwestern University filed a formal petition and signed union recognition election cards with the National Labor Relations Board’s Chicago regional office on Jan. 28. If the players win the vote – which will occur only after NLRB hearings and rulings and possible appeals to the courts, they admitted […]

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