For the 16th time in the sharply partisan 113th Congress, the radical right GOP majority on the House Education and the Workforce Committee bashed the NLRB.
There were at least five major events in the annals of labor history in the U.S. that occurred on June 27.
The Supreme Court ruled against the president and supporters in the labor movement by restricting the ability to fill vacant government positions before getting full Senate approval.
A painting contractor accused of threatening, bribing, interrogating, discriminating against and firing pro-union workers went without an attorney, and ended up being the prosecution's best witness.
In 1947 the 81st Congress, controlled by Republicans for the first time since 1930, overruled President Truman's veto and rammed the Taft-Hartley Law through Congress, severely limited strike activities .
The Senate is scheduled to vote late on Oct. 28 on Obama's nomination of Richard Griffin to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.
The ban violates the worker's labor law rights, ALJ Melissa Olivero ruled on August 14 in a case involving Fort Lauderdale-based Everglades University.
The company also has agreed to post a notice informing workers of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act and to hold a union election.
Pennsylvania American Water, subsidiary of one of the nation's richest utilities, apparently isn't content with letting its executives feed at the ratepayers' trough, the Utility Workers note.
The Supreme Court will try to sort out the political war over the legality of "recess appointments" to the National Labor Relations Board.