Vorys on Labor

Vorys on Labor

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Tag Archives: unfair labor practice

A Series of Dismissals Occur in Virus-Related NLRB Charges Against Employers

Posted in Employee Discipline, Negotiations, NLRB
In a positive series of events for employers, the General Counsel’s Division of Advice called for the dismissal of five different coronavirus-related charges against employers.  The GC’s office sent memos to regional NLRB offices directing them to dismiss specific cases, all of which were labor disputes sparked by the pandemic.  All charges were either dismissed… Continue Reading

Big Defeat for UAW as Nissan Workers Vote “No”

Posted in Elections, Union Organizing
By nearly a 2-to-1 margin, Nissan’s production and maintenance employees at its Canton, Mississippi facility rejected UAW representation.  The count was 2,244 “no” votes to 1,307 “yes” votes. The UAW had invested heavily for over six years in trying to convince Nissan’s Mississippi workers to vote “yes.”  Through demonstrations and rallies featuring actor Danny Glover,… Continue Reading

District Court Decides that the NLRA Does Not Apply to a Federally-Recognized American Indian Tribe

Posted in NLRB
By Nelson Cary and Brad Gibson Investigations by the NLRB’s regional offices of alleged unfair labor practices don’t usually get stopped in their tracks.  The unusual happened recently in Oklahoma, however, when a federal judge decided that the NLRA does not apply to the Chickasaw Nation ("Chickasaw"), a federally-recognized American Indian tribe.  The court ordered… Continue Reading