Peter Kirsanow Possible Trump Choice for NLRB

Peter Kirsanow Possible Trump Choice for NLRB

Add the name Peter Kirsanow, a conservative Republican management-side labor lawyer practicing in Cleveland, Ohio, who was a member of the NLRB under President Bush through a recess appointment from January 4, 2006 to December 31, 2007, to the list of possible nominees by President-elect Trump to fill the two vacancies on the five-member National Labor Relations Board.

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NLRB Moves to Strengthen Unions’ Hand in Bargaining with Informational Picketing and Intermittent Short-Term Strikes

In recent years, unions representing employees in health care facilities have engaged in activities during contract negotiations to pressure employers into settling, while limiting the cost of engaging in strike activity in the form of lost wages to union employees.

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NLRB Uses Hyper-Technical Rule to Overturn Employer’s Landslide Election Victory

As we previously reported, the ambush election rules implemented by the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) last year tilted the scales of union elections in labor’s favor by expediting the election process and eliminating many of the steps employers have relied upon to protect their rights and those of employees who may not want a union.

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NLRB Issues Yet Another Decision Finding an Employer’s Work Rules Overly Broad

The National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) recently issued a decision that serves as a reminder for both union and non-union employers that the Board continues to take an aggressive stance on seemingly innocuous employment policies that the Board believes may chill an employee’s exercise of his or her Section 7 rights under the National Labor Relations Act (the “Act”).

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