The National Labor Relations Board has won a second legal victory in connection with its “quickie” election rule.

U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson has rejected arguments raised by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business groups seeking to invalidate the rule for exceeding the Board’s authority under the National Labor Relations Act

This week’s National Mediation Board (NMB) hearings gave us another example of the Administration’s ongoing efforts to further Labor’s agenda and make it significantly easier for unions to organize. In an effort to reverse 75 years of experience in conducting union elections under the Railway Labor Act (RLA), the new Obama-appointed NMB member, with a

President Obama sent his nominations for the three empty seats on the NLRB to the Senate on July 9, 2009. One of the three, Craig Becker, is currently the Associate General Counsel for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Although Mr. Becker has much labor law experience, he has some extreme ideas for reforming labor