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National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

Military Sealift Command Blatantly Resists Collective Bargaining

For numerous unrepresented civilian mariners employed by the Military Sealift Command (MSC) that are seeking representation, including over 60 Operations Officers, the agency is using the pretense of national security concerns to undermine their right to join a union and collectively bargain. Specifically, the MSC is seeking to expand the application of an executive order […]

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Obstructionist Tactics Reach New Low, Workers Suffer

No matter how you slice it, workers seeking fairness on the job have it tough.  Unemployment, stagnant wages, and a ski-slope playing field mean it’s often one step forward, four giant somersaults back. But it’s not Congress’ job to make it harder for workers. That’s why the Senate needs to quickly confirm President Obama’s five […]

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House Urged to Reject Bill That Would Essentially Shut Down the National Labor Relations Board

April 5, 2013 Vote No on H.R. 1120 Dear Representative: On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, I urge you to vote against H.R. 1120 – legislation that will essentially shut down the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  This bill improperly involves Congress in the judicial review of the President’s recess appointment powers and […]

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