On February 4, House and Senate Democrats introduced the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. The sponsors described the bill as comprehensive labor legislation aimed at bolstering workers’ collective bargaining rights.
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On March 9, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021 (PRO Act) by a largely party-line vote of 225-206. One Democratic Representative voted against the bill; five Republicans voted for it. The PRO Act represents the most dramatic reform of
We have previously posted on the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (“PRO Act”) and how it would strengthen workers ability to unionize across the country. On March 8, 2021, the PRO Act got a major boost of support from the Biden Administration. In a formal “Statement of Administration Policy”
Federally funded projects and unionization often go together. One way is through “Project Labor Agreements” (“PLAs”), which are often connected to federally funded construction and infrastructure projects. A PLA is a type of collective bargaining agreement between a union and a construction industry employer. A unique feature of a PLA is that it can achieve mandatory unionization of an entire construction site without support by a majority of employees working on that project.
President Joe Biden summarily removed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) Peter Robb from office on January 20, 2021, and removed Robb’s deputy, Alice Stock the following day.
On February 19, 2021, the National Labor Relations Board (Board) modified its test for determining whether faculty at private colleges and universities should be excluded as managerial employees from the right to union representation under the National Labor Relations Act (Act).
The Biden administration has made some early moves that strongly suggest it intends significant changes from the five-member National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that manufacturers should watch closely.
Amazon employees in Bessemer, Alabama, will soon decide if they want to remain union-free or to unionize. Employment attorney William Floyd discusses how the process raises questions and insights for other union-free employers and employees.
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National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Acting General Counsel Peter Ohr has filed a motion with the board to stop processing a case on whether to change NLRB standard for determining the lawfulness of union displays of stationary banners and inflatable rats at the workplace of a neutral employer.
With President Biden charting a fundamentally different course in labor relations, employers should monitor developments taking place. In less than three weeks, Washington saw President Biden’s firing of National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) General Counsel Peter Robb, removal of Robb’s Deputy General Counsel Alice Stock, and appointment of Peter Sung
Now that the inauguration has passed and the Biden administration has begun its work, it is a good time for retailers to take stock of the labor and employment issues that are likely to assume prominence in 2021, and to consider preparing to meet the challenges each of these issues
The “Protecting the Right to Organize Act” (“PRO Act”) proposes drastic changes to the nation’s laws governing employer-union relations, especially the ability of employers and employees to remain union-free. Earlier this month, the PRO Act was re-filed in the House of Representatives. If passed by the House and Senate, President Biden would likely sign it into law as part of a pro-union agenda.
Each Friday during the first 100 days of the new administration, we will provide a recap of significant initiatives and events that will impact employers. In week three, the Biden administration continued its full court press on labor and employment […]
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