UNIONS/ UNION ACTIVITIES

Landrum-Griffin Act
Landrum-Griffin Act, 1959, was passed by the U.S. Congress, is officially known as the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. It resulted from hearings of the Senate committee on...

LMRDA
The Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) of 1959 directly affects millions of people throughout the U.S. The LMRDA covers unions, officers and employees of unions, union...

Right To Work
There is a common misconception that the right to work has something to do with the literal right to work. Well, there's no such thing as a right to work in any state. Right-to-Work laws are...

Collective Bargaining Agreement Coverage
Most collective bargaining agreements cover the basic terms and conditions of employment. These include rates of pay, hours of work, health insurance, pension benefits, vacations, seniority...

Collective Bargaining Agreement Under NLRA
A collective bargaining agreement is the contract that the employer and the union negotiate. When a union wins an NLRB election, the law requires the employer to sit down and bargain in good...

Consequences of Engaging in a Strike Under NLRA
That depends on what caused the strike. If the reason for the strike is to protest workplace conditions or to support union bargaining demands, it is called an economic strike. Economic strikers...

Employee Activity on Company Property Under NLRA
While employees have the right to discuss work issues and union issues with their co-employees and to distribute leaflets and pamphlets talking about unions, these rights can be limited when...

Employees’ Rights Under NLRA
Attending union meetings, talking to co-employees about unions or other workplace issues, passing out union literature, wearing union buttons, campaigning for union office, circulating...

Employer Conduct Prohibited Under NLRA
The NLRA prohibits an employer from discharging, disciplining or otherwise discriminating against employees who exercise their rights. Prohibited discrimination includes demotion, layoff, wage...

How Does NLRA Work
First, the NLRA gives employees certain rights and prohibits employers and unions from interfering with those rights. Second, the NLRA sets up a mechanism by which employees can vote on whether...

How Does Union Representation Work Under NLRA
A union organizing campaign can start either because the employees in the workplace have contacted the union or the union on its own seeks to organize the workers. The first step in an...

Legality of Strikes Under NLRA
Although the NLRA grants employees the right to strike, not all strikes are protected. If a collective bargaining agreement contains a no-strike clause (the union agrees not to go on strike while...

Rights of Employees Under NLRA
The NLRA gives employees the rights to: join unions; engage in conduct aimed at promoting or helping unions; choose a union to represent them in collective bargaining with their employer; and...

Union’s Duties in Representing Workers Under NLRA
The union has two major duties toward the employees. First, the union is required to represent the workers in bargaining with the employer. Second, the union has a duty to fairly represent...

Unions and the Workplace
Unions represent employees in dealing with the employer concerning workplace issues. The benefit is that instead of each worker negotiating separately with the employer regarding wages, or...

Union's Remedies for Employer's Breach of Collective Bargaining Agreement
Most union contracts contain grievance procedures. If the union believes that the employer has violated the contract it can file a complaint through the grievance procedure. This procedure...

How Are Unfair Labor Practice Cases Processed?
When an unfair labor practice (ULP) charge is filed, the appropriate field office conducts an investigation to determine whether there is reasonable cause to believe the Act has been violated. If...

NLRB and Injunctions
Section 10(j) of the National Labor Relations Act empowers the NLRB to petition a federal district court for an injunction to temporarily prevent unfair labor practices by employers or unions and...

NLRB Standard for Employer Withdrawal of Union Recognition
In Levitz Furniture Co. of the Pacific, 333 NLRB No. 105 (Mar. 29, 2001), the National Labor Relations Board adopted a more stringent standard for employers to legally withdraw recognition...

What Does the NLRB Do?
In its statutory assignment, the NLRB has two principal functions: (1) to determine, through secret ballot elections, the free democratic choice by employees whether they wish to be represented by...

What Is the NLRB?
The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1935 to administer the National Labor Relations Act, the primary law governing relations between unions...

Violence Connected With Labor Disputes
Injuries in the course of violence due to labor disputes are usually held to arise out of the employment, whether a union member is attacked by nonunion persons,62 or nonunion persons are attacked...

What is Arbitration
Arbitration is a method of dispute resolution used as an alternative to litigation. It is commonly designated in collective agreements between employers and employees as the way to resolve...





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