Canvassing against Prop A

Canvassing against Prop A

While canvassing against Prop A, one of the Unions which we represent was told by a police officer that the union’s activity violated the municipality’s “no solicitation” ordinance, and would have to cease.  We immediately contacted the City Attorney to point out that: 1) the municipal ordinance did not cover the union’s activities, because it […]

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Reject Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Reject Judge Brett Kavanaugh

While there are many reasons to oppose President Trump’s choice of Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, the anti-workers opinions of Judge Kavanaugh (who sits on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals) are particularly troubling. In Venetian Casino Resort, LLC v. National Labor Relations Board, 793 F.3d 85 (D.C. Cir. 2015), Judge […]

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NLRB Will Extend Time for Filing Responses to the  Request for Information Regarding Representation Election Regulations

NLRB Will Extend Time for Filing Responses to the Request for Information Regarding Representation Election Regulations

  NLRB Will Extend Time for Filing Responses to the  Request for Information Regarding Representation Election Regulations To aid in the consideration of the issues involving the 2014 Election Rule, the Board is extending the time for filing responses to the Request for Information Regarding Representation Election Regulations published in the Federal Register. The submission window […]

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Teamsters Local 600 Successful in Post-Election Case Before the NLRB

Teamsters Local 600 Successful in Post-Election Case Before the NLRB

Teamsters Local 600 filed a petition seeking to represent employees in three classifications at Republic Services of Dexter.  The Union and Employer disagreed as to the scope of the appropriate bargaining unit, with the Employer arguing that one of the classifications sought by the Union should be excluded from the unit and that another classification […]

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Unpopularity of ‘right-to-work’ is evident

Unpopularity of ‘right-to-work’ is evident

Featured in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch The letter “Voters elected Legislature, governor who favor right-to-work” (Aug. 10) from state Rep. John Wiemann contains so many inaccuracies it is difficult to know where to begin. First, Rep. Wiemann’s claim that “right-to-work” is needed to prevent workers from being compelled to join unions is simply not true. The fact […]

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Maintaining Drug-Free Workplace: 2016 and Beyond Alcohol, Marijuana, Prescription Drug Abuse, and Heroin Addiction

TOPICS ADDRESSED I. Confidentiality Concerns When Members Seek Assistance with Addiction or Mental Health Issues II. Medical Marijuana Use in the Workplace III. Anti-Retaliation Provision of the new OSHA Injury Reporting Rule I. Confidentiality Concerns When Members Seek Assistance with Drug Testing/Addiction/Mental Health Issues There are occasions when a union member seeks the assistance of […]

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