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March 23, 2018

On This Day in 1990

A 32-day lockout of major league baseball players ends with an agreement to raise the minimum league salary from $68,000 to $100,000 and to study revenue-sharing between owners and players.
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After 5 Months, the #NYCStripperStrike Is Poised to Go Nationwide
Disney uses its promised $1,000 employee bonus as leverage over union negotiations
Statement on Uber Tragedy
Sneakers and study groups: How the WNBPA advances player rights
Undocumented workers find new ally as unions act to halt deportations
New NLRB General Counsel Seeks Reversal of All Pro-Worker Rulings
Posted On: Dec 12, 2017
Dec. 12, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Rulings on: discrimination against union workers during bargaining; holding joint employers—a corporate headquarters and its local franchise-holders—responsible for obeying, or breaking, labor law; use of company e-mail systems to announce union meetings. These National Labor Relations Board decisions, and more, are under threat, according to a memo from the agency’s new general counsel, Peter Robb... “Cases should be processed and complaints issued according to existing law. No new theories will be presented on cases that have been fully briefed to the board, to avoid further delay,” his memo said. And “the general counsel will not offer new views” on NLRB’s court cases, unless the board or the courts order him to do so. But the heart of the memo is Robb’s order that cases “involving significant legal issues” should be sent to the board’s advice division in advance—including cases during the last eight years where “the board overruled precedents and involved one or more dissents.” The implication is Robb wants to reverse those pro-worker rulings… Peoples’ World

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