NLRB Hands Unions Two Huge Victories

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been busy after releasing two landmark decisions, overturning decades of precedent.

Writers, UAW, UPS strikes: Impact on economy

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike continues after over four months of protests against production studios. Meanwhile, the United Auto Workers (UAW) are on the sixth day of their strike against the Big Three automakers.

We’ve Got a Test Case: The NLRB Files its First Complaint Challenging the Validity of Restrictive Covenants

The National Labor Relations Board moved from theory to practice in this administration’s battle against restrictive covenants.

Mass General Brigham residents union files unfair labor practice charges with federal agency

It accuses the health system of “refusal to bargain/bad faith bargaining” and “repudiation/modification of contract.”

Awaiting NLRB decision on union election eligibility, student worker petition reaches over 100 signatures

In less than a day, NewSWU, the group working to unionize non-academic student workers, garnered over 100 signatures on a petition asking that the university respect their “right to a fair and democratic union election.”

Former employees accuse TikTok of racial discrimination, bias, retaliation

Two Black former workers of video-sharing platform TikTok have filed a federal class action complaint alleging they faced racial discrimination and ultimately were fired from the company when they took the matter to human resources.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sues Walmart for sexual harassment

The suit, filed this week, alleges that a female employee was harassed by a manager and later fired for reporting the harassment.

EEOC: Trucking companies allowed harassment of mechanics over sexuality

After the mechanics reported the harassment, the shop manager allegedly threatened to fire anyone who complained to HR, EEOC said.

A ‘disaster’ nears: Millions of federal workers’ paychecks would be on hold in a shutdown

More than 3.5 million federal employees and military personnel — many in the Washington, D.C., area but also scattered across the states and around the globe — are bracing for another partial government shutdown.