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Rants & Raves

...Anything for a buck. THE SUPREME COURT has just struck down recess appointments that President Obama made to the National Labor Relations Board as unconstitutional. Since Obama is a scholar and lawyer of the Constitution, shouldn't he have known...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/rants-raves
Fending off Big Labor

...not afford UAW opponents.When hourly workers told the UAW "no thanks" in a 712-626 vote tallied by the National Labor Relations Board, the union ignored the "no" part.It immediately sought to over-turn the election results claiming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-25/fending-big-labor
Bid to unionize to be reviewed by National Labor Relations Board

WASHINGTON - The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request...impounded for now.The Chicago office of the National Labor Relations Board ruled on March 26 that Northwestern scholarship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-24/bid-unionize-be-reviewed-
Heated words exchanged in federal case between Northwestern, group trying to unionize college athletes

...WASHINGTON - Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school's appeal of a federal ruling that scholarship athletes essentially are employees of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-17/heated-words-exchanged-fe
Northwestern players face a long road ahead in effort to form union

...attorney Jay Krupin.Northwestern has a deadline today to ask for a review of the decision from the full National Labor Relations Board, and the university plans to do so. That will begin a process that could last years. It could all eventually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-08/northwestern-players-face
Ruling that college football players can unionize comes at a bad time for the NCAA

...the NCAA."For the NCAA, the timing of a National Labor Relations Board opinion allowing a union at Northwestern...expected to appeal the landmark ruling to the National Labor Relations Board by an April 9 deadline, potentially stalling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-03-27/ruling-college-football-p
Overtime

...Thursday. Replacements had been used for the first two weekends of MLS games.The PSRA was certified by the National Labor Relations Board last May to represent referees, assistant referees and fourth officials working MLS games. The sides bargained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-03-20/overtime
Results of union vote at Northwestern won't be revealed for months

...Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter, who helped lead the effort with the help of the United Steelworkers.The full National Labor Relations Board has agreed to hear Northwestern's appeal of a regional director's March ruling that the players are university...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-25/results-union-vote-northw
Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian says push for union was wrong

...enough to help us out addressing these changes isn't the right way to go."A regional director for the National Labor Relations Board announced on March 26 that Northwestern's football players meet the definition of employees under federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-09/northwestern-quarterback-trevor-s
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald urges no vote on forming union

...the issue for the first time with his squad Wednesday, a week after Peter Ohr, regional director for the National Labor Relations Board, ruled that Northwestern's scholarship football players were "employees." That decision entitled players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-05/northwestern-coach-pat-fi