Labor Unions Aren't Just Helpful — They Might Be 'Necessary'
Through boom and bust, the American worker has been faced by two trends over the past few decades: the percentage of workers that are members of labor unions has decreased and the American middle clas...
Labor history of the United States
The labor history of the United States describes the history of organized labor, as well as more general history of working people, in the United States. Pressures dictating the nature and power of or...
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National Labor Relations Board
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent agency of the United States government charged with conducting elections for labor union representation and with investigating and remedying...
National Labor Relations Board - Wikipedia
Labor unions in the United States
Labor unions are legally recognized as representatives of workers in many industries in the United States. Their activity today centers on collective bargaining over wages, benefits, and working con...
Labor unions in the United States - Wikipedia
Labor Unions Aren't Just Helpful — They Might Be 'Necessary'
Through boom and bust, the American worker has been faced by two trends over the past few decades: the percentage of workers that are members of labor unions has decreased and the American middle clas...
Moyer v. Peabody
Moyer v. Peabody, 212 U.S. 78 (1909), is a decision by the United States Supreme Court which held that the governor and officers of a state National Guard, acting in good faith and under authority of ...
Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co.
Lois E. Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co. was the first class-action sexual harassment lawsuit in the United States. It was filed in 1988 on behalf of Lois Jenson and other female workers at the EVTAC m...
United States v. Congress of Industrial Organizations
United States v. Congress of Industrial Organizations, 335 U.S. 106 (1948), is a decision by the United States Supreme Court which held that a labor union's publication of a statement advocating that ...
Strong Economy for All Coalition
The Strong Economy for All Coalition is a coalition of labor unions and community groups in New York State. According to their press materials, the coalition was formed in March 2011 to advocate for p...
Work–family balance in the United States
Work–family balance in the United States refers to the specific issues that arise when men and women in the United States attempt to balance their occupational lives with their family lives. This diff...
Derrick Rose Rule
The NBA salary cap is the limit to the total amount of money that National Basketball Association teams are allowed to pay their players. It is defined by the league's collective bargaining agreement ...
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National Football League Players Association
The National Football League Players Association, or NFLPA, is the labor organization representing the professional American football players in the National Football League (NFL). The NFLPA, which ha...
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Poison pill (NBA)
The NBA salary cap is the limit to the total amount of money that National Basketball Association teams are allowed to pay their players. It is defined by the league's collective bargaining agreement ...
2011 Indiana legislative walkouts
The 2011 Legislative Walkout in Indiana occurred during February and March when the Democratic minority, inspired by the 2011 Wisconsin protests, fled the state to deny the Indiana House of Representa...
Weingarten Rights
In 1975 the United States Supreme Court, in the case of NLRB v. J. Weingarten, Inc., 420 U.S. 251 (1975), upheld a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision that employees have a right to uni...
List of Chairs of the National Labor Relations Board
This is a list of Chairs of the National Labor Relations Board.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has five Members, each of whom serves for a five-year term. Terms are staggered so that on...
List of Chairs of the National Labor Relations Board - Wikipedia
Francis J. Haas
Francis Joseph Haas (1889–1953) was an American Roman Catholic bishop and advocate for social justice. He was the sixth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids from 1943 until his death ...
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Marquez v. Screen Actors Guild Inc.
Marquez v. Screen Actors Guild Inc., 525 U.S. 33 (1998), was a United States Supreme Court decision involving the validity of a union shop contract.
The petitioner Naomi Marquez is a part-time act...
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1992 NHL strike
The 1992 NHL strike was the first strike action initiated by the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) against the National Hockey League's (NHL) owners. It was called on April 1, 1992 ...
UIUC School of Labor and Employment Relations
The School of Labor and Employment Relations (LER) is a graduate school at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Founded in 1946, the school is the second oldest labor and industrial relatio...
United Workers Association
The United Workers Association is a human rights organization led by low-wage workers in Maryland in the United States. The organization was founded in 2002 by a group of homeless men and women in B...
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King County Labor Council
The Martin Luther King. Jr. County Labor Council, AFL-CIO, (MLKCLC) is the central body of labor organizations in King County, Washington. The MLKCLC is affiliated with the national AFL-CIO, the centr...
Free agent
In professional sports, a free agent is a player who is eligible to sign with any club or franchise, i.e. not under contract to any specific team. The term is also used in reference to a player who i...
Jim Purcell
“Diamond” Jim Purcell was the Chief of Police in Portland, Oregon during the 1950s.Purcell was an associate of Jim Elkins, a Portland mob boss, and helped protect Portland's pinball racket and other o...