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  • Union Election Analysis Shows Evidence of NLRB Thumb on Scale

    Posted on Mar 15, 2016 by LaborPains.org Team

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), stocked with appointees loyal to Big Labor, has made a series of rulings and procedural changes that have eased the ability of union organizers to win unionization elections over the past few years. Bloomberg BNA conducted an analysis of union elections from 2015, and found that the board’s favors […]

  • A Brouhaha Over Who Represents Two Employees

    Posted on Jun 20, 2012 by J. Justin Wilson

    There is an ongoing dispute between two unions over which should represent two Port of Portland workers, and now it has become so acrimonious the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has intervened. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) dispute which union has the right to represent the […]