National Labor Relations Board

Latest National Labor Relations Board Items
  • NLRB delays rule on workplace posters of employees' rights

    The National Labor Relations Board is postponing a controversial new rule that would require most private employers to post a flier that advises workers of their rights.


  • AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka praised the National Labor Relations Board's sweeping new rules approved Wednesday that make it easier for unions to gain members at companies that have long rebuffed them. (Associated Press)

    Business groups to fight new NLRB rules

    In a win for organized labor, the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday approved sweeping new rules that would speed the pace of union elections, making it easier for unions to gain members at companies that have long rebuffed them.


  • President Obama speaks on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, during the 71st General Assembly of the Union for Reform Judaism at National Harbor in Oxon Hill. (Associated Press)

    Senate GOP likely to rebuff Obama's labor board picks

    Senate Republicans appear likely to block confirmation of President Obama's two latest nominees to the National Labor Relations Board, which is increasingly under fire for being too friendly to unions.


  • ** FILE ** Rep. Jeff Landry, Louisiana Republican, holds a sign during a speech by President Obama to a joint session of Congress at the Capitol in Washington on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    House GOP playing hardball at recess

    House Republicans have a not-so-secret weapon that could bring the National Labor Relations Board to a halt and block Democrats' Wall Street watchdog agency from getting started — and all it requires is just sitting around.



  • A Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off from Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport. (AP Photo)

    Labor board: Boeing case dropped, but more possible

    The specific dispute between Boeing and the National Labor Relations Board may be over, but the issues it raised are not.


  • Illustration: Union goon by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    RICH: Obama's union goon squad

    This month's decision by aircraft manufacturer Boeing to cut a deal with the International Association of Machinists (IAM) will likely result in President Obama's National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) dropping its unprecedented anti-free-market lawsuit against the company.


  • Illustration: Union NLRB

    BURR: Labor-relations agency goes rogue

    Having lured in viewers with the promise of an open meeting but then cloistered themselves away in another government conference room and broadcast their discussion by closed-circuit television last week, two members of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) pushed through troubling new union-organizing rules that are favorable to big labor but harmful to both employees and employers.


  • Strikes, call for boycott threatened at NYC Opera

    New York City Opera declared an impasse Thursday in contract negotiations with unions for its singers and musicians, threatening to present its abbreviated season without them and unilaterally imposing new work rules.


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