Tag Archives: unfair labor practices

New Anti-Flopping Rules in the NBA: Fair Game or Unfair Labor Practice?

Last Wednesday the NBA managed to shake up the sports world a full month before the start of the season when it released an outline of its new anti-flopping rules.  According to the policy outline released by the NBA: “Flopping” will be defined as any physical act that appears to have been intended to cause […]

AFL-CIO: USW: Salt Mine Owner Violated Worker Safety, Should Not Get Award

True Value should take back the 2011 Supplier of the Year Award it gave North American Salt, says United Steelworkers (USW) President Leo Gerard, because North American operates a salt mine in Louisiana that has received safety and health citations for serious violations and has been shut down temporarily by the Mine Safety and Health […]

California Court Rejects the NLRB Ruling on Class-Action Arbitration Waivers

Earlier this year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) held in D.R. Horton that a class action waiver that required, as a condition of employment , the employee to waive his rights to class-action litigation while simultaneously waiving his rights to class-action arbitration was illegal under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).  The NLRB opined […]