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College RAs can unionize, but impact of NLRB ruling not yet clear (access required)

College resident assistants are almost constantly on call, overseeing dorm full of fellow undergraduate students, enforcing university rules about alcohol and parties and settling midnight quarrels and crises. These upperclassmen usually are working in exchange for having their room and ...

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NLRB memo could signal litigation priorities (access required)

Labor and employment attorneys are taking special notice of a recent memorandum issued by the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board that requires regional officers to seek guidance from the board’s Division of Advice before proceeding on a broad array of matters.

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NLRB files against Wal-Mart, charging protest retaliation

WASHINGTON — Federal officials filed a formal complaint Wednesday charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of workers who took part in protests and strikes against the company. The National Labor Relations Board says Wal-Mart illegally fired, disciplined or threatened more ...

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NLRB picks pledge fairness, despite union history

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s latest nominees for the National Labor Relations Board are seeking to assure senators they can be fair and impartial in referring business-labor disputes, despite backgrounds that include advocating for unions. Nancy Schiffer and Kdent Hirozawa ...

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4th Circuit invalidates NLRB appointments

RICHMOND, Va. — A third federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that President Barack Obama’s recess appointments of three National Labor Relations Board members was unconstitutional. A divided three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals joined federal appeals ...

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Appeals court strikes down union poster rule

WASHINGTON — In another blow to the nation’s dwindling labor unions, an appeals court on Tuesday struck down a federal rule that would have required millions of businesses to put up posters informing workers of their right to form a ...

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