What is the National Labor Relations Board?

The National Labor Relations Board, also called “NLRB” and “the Board,” is the federal government agency responsible for enforcing the National Labor Relations Act. The NLRA has quasi-judicial powers, which means it can decide cases at administrative hearings, but its decisions are subject to review by Federal District Courts (whose decisions are subject to review by Federal Circuit Courts,…
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The AFL-CIO group of unions allege that the United States Chamber of Commerce, the International Franchise Association (IFA), and more than a dozen other business groups secretly had “extensive input” on the NLRB’s proposal to change its legal standard for joint employer liability for labor law violations. The Labor Federation said in a December 7 filing…
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