Executive Labor Summary - March/April 2012

In this Issue:

* News and Analysis

- NLRB "Poster Rule" enjoined!

- NLRB claims Hyatt policies and handbook are overbroad and discriminatory

- Pro-union conduct of supervisors did not materially affect election outcome

- Supervisory criteria of authority to "responsibly direct others" is very difficult to prove

- NLRB refuses to address recess appointment issue

* The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

- AFL-CIO re-launches website

- Board Member Flynn in hot water over disclosures

- Surprise? AFL-CIO endorses Obama and creates super PAC

- Non-union workers' pay rose more than that of union workers, but non-union workers lag in benefit increases

- UAW membership shows some increase

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