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Tag Archives: Government Contracts

National Labor Relations Board Drops Notice Posting Requirement

Posted in Executive Orders, Federal Court Litigation, Government Contracts, NLRA, NLRB Rule-Making, Unfair Labor Practices
Earlier this week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced its decision not to seek Supreme Court review of two U.S. Court of Appeals decisions invalidating the Board’s August 2011 Notice Posting Rule.  That new rule would have required most private sector employers to post a notice of employee rights in the workplace. Under the rule,… Continue Reading

Senate HELP Committee Seeks to Change Federal Contracting Rules to Disqualify Employers with Labor Law Violations

Posted in Corporate Campaigns, Executive Orders, Government Contracting, Government Contracts, Legislative Strategy, Senate
On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, unveiled a Committee report, taking direct regulatory aim at the nation’s federal government contractors. The Senator proclaimed that "[s]ome of the nation’s largest federal contractors fail to pay their workers the wages they have earned or provide… Continue Reading

President Obama Issues Three Executive Orders to Expand Union Density in Government Contracting

Posted in Beyond EFCA: Labor's Agenda, EFCA, Government Contracts, White House
If EFCA has to wait, the White House has not wasted any time jumping head-first into other initiatives to help revive the American Labor movement. Three Executive Orders issued today by President Barack Obama alter labor relations obligations for companies that conduct business with the federal government or work on federally-funded projects.   These Executive Orders:  (a)… Continue Reading

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