By Sean Higgins | 07/29/14 05:23 PM
In a major victory for Big Labor, the National Labor Relations Board ruled against McDonald's Corp. in a class action suit brought by union activists. The decision is also a potentially major rewrite of federal law regarding business franchising.
By Sean Higgins | 07/28/14 06:06 PM
Big Labor has put a lot of time and money behind unionizing the fast food industry but hasn't had much to show for it so far. But, they might get a lucky break when a federal government agency decides a case that could rewrite corporate franchising law.
By Sean Higgins | 07/24/14 05:32 PM
In a case involving a Macy's department store cosmetics counter, the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday further expanded its recent precedents allowing for so-called "micro-unions."
By Sean Higgins | 07/21/14 04:34 PM
Less than two weeks after the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that two of his recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional and their decisions therefore void, President Obama renominated one of those appointees, Sharon Block, back to the board.
By Sean Higgins | 07/14/14 04:57 PM
Do Volkswagen officials really want their Chattanooga, Tenn., plant to have a unionized workforce? Or are they just going through the motions to keep Big Labor appeased while they expand the current facility?
By Sean Higgins | 07/01/14 05:44 PM
After months of sometimes bitter wrangling between the staff and management, workers for the liberal media watchdog group Media Matters for America voted Monday to join the Service Employees International Union. "I am thrilled that the employees at Media Matters have chosen to join us at SEIU...
By Scott Rasmussen | 06/27/14 02:21 PM
The goal of our political system is not to create a government that works, but to create a society that works.
By Michelle Malkin | 06/27/14 11:09 AM
Three cheers for right-wing obstructionism. Can we have more, please, and louder?
By Philip Klein | 06/26/14 06:03 PM
Liberals have consistently dismissed as political posturing any charges by Republicans that Obama has violated the U.S. Constitution by frequently bypassing Congress. But the decision in the NLRB v. Noel Canning case shows that there's more to the GOP's claims than liberals care to acknowledge.
By Ed Sykes | 06/26/14 02:50 PM
The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday to put major limits on the president's power of appointment when Senate lawmakers are in recess. The case stems from a disagreement over several appointments made by President Obama to the National Labor Relations Board in 2012.
By Sean Higgins | 06/26/14 02:28 PM
National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce said Thursday the federal labor-law enforcement agency was still trying to determine the impact of the Supreme Court's ruling in Noel Canning v. NLRB.Â
By Brian Hughes | 06/26/14 02:05 PM
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that President Obama overstepped his constitutional authority to make government appointments while the Senate was in recess, saying the upper chamber was in session when the president put members on the National Labor Relations Board in 2012.
By Sean Higgins | 06/26/14 01:31 PM
In a statement Thursday in reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Noel Canning v. Nation Labor Relations Board case, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said that the ruling itself didn't matter much now that the Senate has changed its filibuster rules.
By Sean Higgins | 06/26/14 11:32 AM
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that three of President Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were invalid because they occurred during a 'pro forma' session of the Senate.
By Philip Klein | 06/22/14 12:25 PM
Some of the most important cases argued before the Supreme Court this term are still left undecided. Opinions are set to be released on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and June 30, the last day of the term. Here's a list of cases left to be decided that could have major impact on a wide range of...
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