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Machinists consider withdrawing request for next week's union vote at Boeing SC operations

...said Larkin.The Machinists petitioned the National Labor Relations Board last month to hold an April 22 election...would be at least a year before another vote.National Labor Relations Board spokeswoman Jessica Kahanek said the union...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-15/machinists-consider-withdrawing-req
Smallbiz Small Talk: Bosses can't get even when staffers gripe on social media

...called concerted activity, or joining with fellow staffers to improve working conditions, according to the National Labor Relations Board, the government agency responsible for upholding workers' rights."The NLRB is effectively taking the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/smallbiz-small-talk-bosses
Machinists seek union vote at Boeing plant in South Carolina; company opposes move

...company, the workers or the state. Union spokesman Frank Larkin said the Machinists have petitioned the National Labor Relations Board. Under agency rules, 30 percent of the workers in a potential bargaining unit must sign cards that they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-16/machinists-seek-union-vote
McDonald's workers file complaints over burns in ongoing campaign for higher pay, unionization

...responsible for employment decisions at franchised restaurants.The matter has reached the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, which said late last year that McDonald's could be named as a joint employer in complaints by workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-16/mcdonalds-workers-file-com
McDonald's faces employee lawsuit over franchisee behavior

...of contention for the Oak Brook, Illinois-based restaurant chain.The lawsuit comes a month after the National Labor Relations Board designated McDonald's Corp. as a "joint-employer" with franchisees. The NLRB, a federal agency that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/mcdonalds-faces-employee-l
NHL's motion to dismiss concussion suit is heard

...collective bargaining agreement with the players should pre-empt the claim, subjecting the dispute to the National Labor Relations Board, and that a tort claim such as this cannot be made past the six-year window for raising them.Lawyers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-08/nhls-motion-dismiss-concus
Fast-food labor organizers plan actions for April 15

...decisions at franchised locations.One closely watched case addressing the matter began this week, when the National Labor Relations Board began hearings on complaints filed by worker groups over alleged labor violations at McDonald's restaurants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/fast-food-labor-organizers
Business news

...representation by the Machinists union.The union announced Tuesday that the Machinists and Boeing have agreed to the National Labor Relations Board conducting a one-day vote April 22 at five locations on the company's North Charleston campus.The union...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-25/business-news
How upcoming legal cases may change the future of franchises

...of a series of hearings into complaints against McDonald's Corp. and some of its franchisees brought by National Labor Relations Board officials. The agency's Office of General Counsel contends McDonald's is a joint employer with its franchisees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-08/how-upcoming-legal-cases-m
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