Right to Work Foundation attorneys argued purported recess appointments were invalid because Senate was not in recess
Washington, DC – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday struck down President Barack Obama’s controversial purported “recess appointments” to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys filed an amicus curiae brief jointly with the Landmark Legal Foundation in the case, Noel Canning v. NLRB. Continue reading
Union officials demand worker be fired for exercising Constitutionally protected right to refrain from full-dues-paying union membership
Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN. Photo: Wikipedia
Saint Paul, Minnesota – A Regions Hospital switchboard operator filed a federal charge against a local union for threatening to fire her for exercising her right to refrain from full-dues-paying union membership.
With free legal assistance from the National Right to Work Foundation, Rebecca Holt recently filed the charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Rand Paul announced he will submit an amicus brief supporting a recent lawsuit filed by the National Right to Work Foundation (NRTW), the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and others, challenging the legality of President Barack Obama’s recess appointments to the National Continue reading
Attorneys Argue Labor Board does not have legitimate quorum to hear pending cases
Washington, DC – National Right to Work Foundation attorneys filed motions on Monday with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to disqualify President Barack Obama’s recent purported recess appointees to the agency from participating in the Foundation’s six cases pending before the Board.
Foundation attorneys argue that the appointments are Continue reading
Union organizers verbally abuse Marriott employees and spy on workers in changing rooms after striking backroom deal with company officials
Mark Mix, Pres., National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation. Image credit: NRTW
New York, NY – A group of New York City Marriott (NYSE: MAR) employees – acting on behalf of their coworkers – have filed federal charges against the company and a local union for workplace intimidation and harassment.
The three SoHo Marriott employees filed the charges at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) with free legal assistance from National Right to Work Foundation attorneys.
New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council Local 6 union organizers entered into a backroom deal with company officials that allows union organizers unfettered access to the employees in order to install a union in the Continue reading
Teamster union hierarchy continues three-year-long campaign of harassment and intimidation
Los Angeles, CA – With free legal assistance from the National Right to Work Foundation, two Los Angeles Times newspaper printing press operators have filed federal charges against a local Teamster union for violating their rights.
Leon Carey, Jr. and James Clayton filed the charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) last Wednesday. Continue reading
Adds New Claims to “Poster Rule” Lawsuit
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amending its existing challenge to the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) “Notice Posting Rule,” the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today added new claims, alleging that the Board appointments issued on January 4, 2012, violate the Constitution. The amended complaint argues that the Board does not possess the authority to enforce the poster rule, as the agency is Continue reading
Case over controversial NLRB posting becomes first legal challenge to Presidential attempt to make “recess appointments” without actual recess of the Senate
Washington, D.C. – National Right to Work Foundation attorneys filed a motion in federal court on Friday challenging the legality of President Barack Obama’s recent purported recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
The legal challenge is part of a larger case attacking Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, said today more than 35,000 Americans have signed on to a petition opposing President Obama’s recent “recess appointments” – an unconstitutional move that bypassed the Senate. The opposition from the American people comes as a growing number of Senators are expressing concern Continue reading
New rule would allow union bosses to ambush workers into forced-dues-paying union ranks
NLRB members (l-r)Craig Becker, Mark Pearce, Brian Hayes
Washington, D.C.– The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced new guidelines that give union organizers the upper hand over independent-minded employees in representation elections which will be implemented on April 30, 2012.
The new rules dictating how union organizing elections are conducted are designed to dramatically shorten the Continue reading