Unfair Labor Practices. Legal news and articles for February 3 - 7, 2012

Stewartstown puts its police chief on administrative leaveInspired by Cablevision Organizing Success, Workers Go on Wildcat StrikeLetter: Unions and public sector not at fault for bad economyTyphoon Restaurant in Redmond Closes and All Others in the ChainRecent Ruling That Class Action Waivers Are Illegal Shows NLRB Remains ActiveAPNewsBreak: Union, Golden Nugget OK new contractAre Chinese Workers Really Defenseless?Sheraton Hotel Ordered To Restore Work Rules For Union EmployeesD.R. Horton, Inc. – the NLRB weighs in on class waiversAPNewsBreak: NJ union, Golden Nugget reach pactWash His Mouth Out With Soap!Examiner: FEA labor charge could take months to investigateNLRB fights for Flatbush Gardens workers over 2010 lockoutUNITE HERE Local 19: US Government Issues Complaint against Hudson News for ...Union, Waterbury Hospital subcontractor settle differences

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Adidas' passing down of accountability
UW Badger HeraldFebruary 3, 2012

Adidas' strategy appears to be passing blame for the incident to a little-known international contractor that should be held accountable for unfair labor practices. Adidas is a mammoth-sized corporation with extensive financial resources.more »

Final agreement between CTC, teachers hits 'snag'
Lancaster NewspapersFebruary 3, 2012

And now the teachers' union is threatening to file an unfair labor practice complaint to settle the dispute. At issue is the language in the report by state-appointed fact-finder William Lowe. In his Nov. 28 report, Lowe recommended both sides "place ...more »

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Stewartstown puts its police chief on administrative leave
York Daily RecordFebruary 7, 2012

The council also agreed to file unfair labor practices with the state Labor Relations Board against the police union and directed council president Gordon Wisnom to appoint an interim chief. After the meeting, Wisnom said the civil service ...more »

Inspired by Cablevision Organizing Success, Workers Go on Wildcat Strike
In These TimesFebruary 7, 2012

Corbell immediately filed an unfair labor practice charge against CWA, claiming it "instigated and organized an illegal strike and engaged in illegal picketing." However, CWA District 1 Organizing Director Tim Dubnau said in an interview that he was ...more »

Letter: Unions and public sector not at fault for bad economy
The Saginaw News - MLive.comFebruary 7, 2012

At either the bargaining table or through pressuring Congress, labor unions have won for us safer working conditions, protection from unfair labor practices and discrimination, job descriptions, retirement plans, and life and health insurance.more »

Typhoon Restaurant in Redmond Closes and All Others in the Chain
Patch.comFebruary 7, 2012

based Thai restaurant chain had been charged with unlawful labor practices by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries. By Patch Staff Redmond's Typhoon restaurant in the Bella Bottega shopping area sat dark and empty Monday afternoon with an ...more »

Recent Ruling That Class Action Waivers Are Illegal Shows NLRB Remains Active
JD Supra (press release)February 7, 2012

Cuda then filed an unfair labor practice charge with the NLRB, claiming that his collective action claim was protected “concerted activity” under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), and that by disallowing the claim, the company violated the act.more »

APNewsBreak: Union, Golden Nugget OK new contract
Fox NewsFebruary 7, 2012

The Tropicana standoff appears headed for the National Labor Relations Board, where the union plans to file an unfair labor practices charge. McDevitt, the union's president, predicted last week that the union would prevail in such an event, ...more »

Are Chinese Workers Really Defenseless?
EBNFebruary 6, 2012

... more -- often at great risk to themselves and against the wishes of Communist Party rule-enforcers -- and providing evidence of unfair labor practices to their employers' foreign partners, government officials, and labor/human rights campaigners.more »

Sheraton Hotel Ordered To Restore Work Rules For Union Employees
Alaska Public Radio NetworkFebruary 6, 2012

Unite Here Local 878 has been picketing the hotel, and its owner, Remington Hospitality, for three years, with numerous complaints of unfair labor practices. Remington sued the union and tried to sue the National Labor Relations Board.more »

D.R. Horton, Inc. – the NLRB weighs in on class waivers
Lexology (registration)February 6, 2012

Cuda filed an unfair labor practice charge, and the General Counsel issued a complaint, alleging that DR Horton violated: (1) Section 8(a)(4) and (1) of the NLRA by requiring all employment-related disputes to be submitted to arbitration and thus ...more »

APNewsBreak: NJ union, Golden Nugget reach pact
CBS NewsFebruary 6, 2012

The Tropicana standoff appears headed for the National Labor Relations Board, where the union plans to file an unfair labor practices charge. Bob McDevitt, the union's president, predicted last week that the union would prevail in such an event, ...more »

Wash His Mouth Out With Soap!
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)February 6, 2012

The Board found that the incident occurred in a manager's office and was not overheard by coworkers, that the discussion involved "concerted activity," and that the outburst was provoked to some extent by the employer's unfair labor practice (telling ...more »

Examiner: FEA labor charge could take months to investigate
Fairbanks Daily News-MinerFebruary 6, 2012

by Reba Lean / rlean@newsminer.com FAIRBANKS — An unfair labor practice charge filed by the Fairbanks school district against the local teachers union could take months or even a year to resolve, according to Mark Torgerson, a hearing examiner with ...more »

NLRB fights for Flatbush Gardens workers over 2010 lockout
Amsterdam NewsFebruary 3, 2012

With the NLRB's help, the union filed unfair labor practice charges on Renaissance, claiming that the lockout was unlawful and Renaissance negotiated in bad faith. Last spring, New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams joined Flatbush Gardens ...more »

UNITE HERE Local 19: US Government Issues Complaint against Hudson News for ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 3, 2012

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb 03, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The US Labor Board's general counsel issued a complaint against Hudson News at San Jose International Airport. The complaint alleges Hudson News, a subsidiary of global duty free retailer, Dufry AG, ...more »

Union, Waterbury Hospital subcontractor settle differences
Waterbury Republican AmericanFebruary 3, 2012

The union subsequently filed an unfair labor practice claim with the National Labor Relations Board and sought arbitration. It also conducted an informational picket in December to bring attention to the dispute. According to Thornton, Sodexo officials ...more »

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