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March 23rd, 2014

Weekend News and Commentary — March 22-23

Published March 23rd, 2014 -

The Wall Street Journal reports that metal processing workers at Anglo American PLC’s South African platinum unit have agreed to stop their strike after six weeks of labor unrest.  In exchange for employees returning to work, members of the National Unio... More »


House Committee to Examine NLRB "Ambush Election" Rule

Published March 4th, 2014 -

On Wednesday, March 5 at 10:00 a.m., the House Education and the Workforce Committee will hold a hearing entitled, “Culture of Union Favoritism: The Return of the NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule.” On February 6, the National Labor Relations Board issued a proposed... More »

March 2nd, 2014

Weekend News and Commentary: March 1-2

Published March 2nd, 2014 -

The New York Times reports that The Metropolitan Opera is in talks to seek concessions from union workers, whose contracts expire at the end of July 2014.  The Met’s general manager met this week with officials of Local 802 of the American Federation of Musici... More »

February 9th, 2014

Weekend News and Commentary: February 8-9

Published February 9th, 2014 -

The New York Times details the rise and fall of college athletes’ unionization efforts, culminating with the recent petition to the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board seeking recognition for Northwestern football players’ union... More »


House Committee Hearing on "OSHA's Regulatory Agenda"

Published February 3rd, 2014 -

On Tuesday, February 4 at 10:00 a.m., the House Education and the Workforce Committee’s Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing entitled “OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda: Changing Long-Standing Policies Outside the Public Rulemaking Process.” The subcomm... More »