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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Missouri Supreme Court Makes it Easier to Prove that Employers Retaliate

The Missouri workers’ compensation law prohibits employers from discharging or in any way discriminating against injured workers for exercising their rights under the Missouri workers’ compensation law. If an employer retaliates against an injured worker, a civil action for damages can be filed against the employer. Up until about a year ago, to prove that […]

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