National Labor Relations Board

NLRB Dismisses Northwestern Players' Petition To Form A UnionThe national office overturned a 2014 decision by the regional office.
McDonald's Workers Detail Burns, Job HazardsMcDonald's workers in 19 cities have filed complaints over burns from popping grease, a lack of protective equipment and other workplace hazards, according to labor organizers.
Workers Picket Over Company's Bathroom Break PolicyEmployees of a River West faucet-making company staged a protest before work on Wednesday, saying they’ve been disciplined over the length of their bathroom breaks.
Northwestern Players Vote Whether To Join UnionNorthwestern football players cast secret ballots Friday in an on-campus hall adjacent to their home stadium on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes. Just don't expect results any time soon.
Northwestern QB Siemian Says Union Push Was Rushed, WrongNorthwestern players are set to vote April 25 on whether to unionize.
Colter Takes Northwestern Player Union Case To Capitol HillMembers of a group trying to unionize college athletes sought out potential congressional allies Wednesday as they braced for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.
Accountant: Union Status Could Be 'Hornets' Nest' For Northwestern PlayersWith the National Labor Relations Board's regional director in Chicago deciding Northwestern University football players qualify as employees of the university comes the question of whether they'd have to pay taxes on their scholarships.
Northwestern's Colter Testifies In Bid To Form College Athlete Union The key question is whether college athletes will be considered employees.
Hearings Begin As Labor Panel Weighs Northwestern Players' Bid For UnionThe National Labor Relations Board has set arguments for next week over whether Northwestern University football players can form a union and have protections as employees of the school.
Colter On College Athletes: 'We Don't Have A Voice. It's A Dictatorship'Recent graduate and former quarterback Kain Colter was once the face of Northwestern football, now he's the face of a first-of-its-kind labor union, hoping to protect the future of all college athletes.
Complaint: Picketing Hyatt Workers Were 'Assaulted' With Heat LampsThe union representing workers at the Park Hyatt Hotel has filed charges with federal labor authorities, after the wintertime heat lamps were turned on during a picket in the midst of the heat wave last week.
NFL Team Owners: Players Didn't Bargain In Good FaithNFL team owners are now arguing that players failed to bargain in good faith during failed negotiations earlier this month, and that the move to decertify the union was simply a negotiating ploy.