Labor unions in the United States have been struggling with declining membership for decades. After reaching an all-time high of approximately 35% unionization of private sector employees in the 1950s, labor unions represent...more
The National Labor Relations Board (Board) rule requiring private employers to post a notice informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (Act) has been struck down by a federal appeals court....more
In This Issue:
- NLRB Protects Workers' Rights to Post About Job on Facebook
- 6 States Ban Companies from Asking for Social Media Passwords
- Health Law Requires Employers to Offer Family Care to All
The headlines this week have already written the obituaries for unions, at least in Michigan, where the state passed a new “right to work” law.
But here in Connecticut, unions may be weakened, but, when bolstered by the...more