was remarkable in introducing a legal regime; a system of governance for resolving bitter disputes over the efforts of workers to secure representation and bargain with their employers.
Along with enabling unionization and collective bargaining to establish rights for employees and employers, the NLRA
also defines those rights that may be bargained for in the workplace.
that the employer's policy violated section 7 of the NLRA
35) The Eighth Circuit overturned the NLRB's administrative decision by holding that requiring employees to resolve disputes exclusively through individual arbitration does not violate the NLRA
33) And although the NLRA
has undergone multiple amendments since its adoption in 1935, (34) the aforementioned provisions have remained unchanged (35) and continue to play an important role in the ongoing debate over the enforceability of collective action waivers.
AFSCME, 4 FPER 14168 (1978), PERC adopted virtually verbatim from an NLRB case under the NLRA
a "duty of fair representation" owed by a Florida public-sector union to its public employee bargaining unit members under F.
31) The claim that worker centers are "labor organizations" under the NLRA
attempts to divorce labor law's quid from its quo--to impose the extraordinary restrictions of federal labor law on voluntary associations of workers that neither exercise nor claim the special privileges and powers of unions.
Different from the Latin American reasons for protection, which are based on the defense of workers' dignity and safeguarding them from dehumanization when locked in unequal bargaining relationships with employers, protection in the NLRA
is instrumental to safeguard industrial peace and interstate commerce, or, some would argue, the market.
In the 79 years since the passage of the NLRA
, a variety of social and policy issues have converged to dilute both workers' opportunities to join unions and the power wielded by existing unions in the United States.
In recent years, the NLRB has prioritized NLRA
enforcement actions involving social media.
I continue to believe that, under the NLRA
, good jobs are union-free jobs.
applies to most private-sector employers and their employees--whether unionized or not.