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Rochester Regional Health, located in Rochester, NY has hired Healthcare Labor Solutions to "persuade" (i.e. "union-bust") employees trying to use their right to unionize.
As Starbucks wages an aggressive anti-union campaign resulting in the firing of 16 pro-union workers, the company’s chairwoman has been running an investment firm raking in millions in fees from unionized workers’ pension funds while delivering subpar returns to retirees.
In 1949, in a case called Joy Silk Mills, the NLRB announced it would order an employer to recognize and bargain with a union, where the union presented evidence of majority support and the employer refused recognition without a good faith doubt as to the union’s majority.
In a hotly anticipated filing, National Labor Relations Board prosecutors urged the board to restore the long-dormant Joy Silk doctrine, which aims to thwart interference in union drives by making employers bargain with workers whose rights they violate.
Today, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo issued a memorandum to all Field offices announcing that she will ask the Board to find mandatory meetings in which employees are forced to listen to employer speech concerning the exercise of their statutory labor rights, including captive audience meetings, a violation of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
The number of union representation petitions filed with the National Labor Relations Board has increased by more than 50% in the first half of the fiscal year, the agency said Wednesday, as the board pushes for more funding from Congress.
Casey Moore, one of the workers key to organizing a Buffalo Starbucks, reported yesterday that Howard Schultz "told a room full of employees that labor unions are an ASSAULT on US companies."
Something amazing happened last week: The Amazon Labor Union in New York won an historic union election despite intense and relentless union-busting by Amazon. It was truly remarkable.
National Labor Relations Board prosecutors may escalate agency litigation against Starbucks by seeking a rare federal court injunction in a case alleging the company illegally cracked down on a union campaign in Phoenix, according to agency records obtained by Law360 on Monday.