Vorys on Labor

Vorys on Labor

Insights for the Labor Relations Professional

Tag Archives: Communication Workers of America

More NLRB Changes Coming: Biden Appoints New Pro-Labor General Counsel

Posted in Nominations & Appointments
If even a day can make a significant difference, a month can make much more.  On February 17, 2021, President Biden nominated Jennifer Abruzzo to serve as the next General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The Biden Presidency has thus far brought unanticipated upheavals to the NLRB.  As this blog previously discussed,… Continue Reading

Confessions of a Union Supporter

Posted in Union Organizing, Unions
In my labor law practice, I’m often asked:  “Why do employees support unions?”  My answer to this question usually comes from what I have gleaned from my years of experience providing legal advice to management during union organizing campaigns.  It isn’t often that you have the opportunity to hear directly and in detail about the reasons an employee… Continue Reading

Unions Lose One at the NLRB (At Least for Now)

Posted in NLRB
Union members have a right to claim what is known as “objector” status. If they do, a union is obligated to recalculate the dues that those seeking objector status have to pay. The union must reduce the dues by a proportional amount that is equal to money the union spends on activities not related to collective bargaining,… Continue Reading