The NLRB and the Justice Department formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to settle the issue of whether the courts can legally strip federal agencies of their power to do anything.
Eleven Senate Republicans have introduced a bill to virtually shut down the National Labor Relations Board.
Two more companies have dragged the NLRB into federal appellate courts, questioning the agency's right to rule in their labor-management disputes because NLRB allegedly lacked a quorum.
As expected, the AFL-CIO Executive Council issued a statement Feb. 26 on the ongoing attempt by anti-worker politicians and their corporate sponsors to destroy the National Labor Relations Board
Many consider Philadelphia "ground zero" in the fight to save and improve public education and public services.
The rights of public service workers seem to be of no consequence to Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.
All the grain terminals, which handle a huge share of overall U.S. grain trade, are owned by huge multinational corporations, many of them foreign-based.
Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly are proving that sometimes, unionized workers for state and local governments can't trust the Democrats, either.
Battles over collective bargaining rights for state and local government workers sharply boosted overall labor enthusiasm and turnout in those two states this year.
Michigan's working families know they are in the fight of their lives. The state's Republican legislature is introducing bill after bill that curtails workers' right to bargain collectively.