The confirmation hearing for Andrew Puzder, President-elect Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor, has been postponed from January 12 to the week of January 16, according to a report in Politico. The hearing will take place before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee. The Committee is chaired by Senator Lamar Alexander

President Barack Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order creates new self-reporting requirements for federal contractors, an apparent effort to shame these employers (and appeal to the Administration’s labor constituency) by having them disclose an array of labor- and employment-related violations, including adverse arbitration awards, regardless of their relationship to the actual performance of

President Obama has requested a funding increase for the National Labor Relations Board of 1.3% over existing levels in his just-released proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.

The proposed budget assumes more than 1,000 more unfair labor practice cases and 140 representation cases will be filed in the next fiscal year than were filed in

The United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, which endorsed President Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012 and helped get health care reform passed in Congress, now is calling for repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Kinsey M. Robinson, Roofers Union President, issued the following statement:

“Our Union and its members have supported

President Barack Obama today announced his intent to nominate current National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Pearce, as well as two newcomers, Harry L. Johnson III and Philip A. Miscimarra, as Members of the NLRB. Pearce, who has been the Board’s chairman since August 2011 and a member of the NLRB since March 2010, is

With a clear conflict among the federal Circuit Courts and with the National Labor Relations Board and employers calling to have the Board quorum issue settled, the United States Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether the NLRB is authorized to render decisions while three of its five seats remain vacant.  The Court granted

The U.S. Department of Labor on August 3rdproposed regulationsto help implement President Obama’s Executive Order 13496.  

Issued January 30, 2009, the Executive Order requires government contractors to post a lengthy official notice advising employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act to join or form labor unions, as well