More companies may be held responsible for labor-law violations committed by contractors and forced to negotiate wages and benefits with their workers under a decision by the U.S. labor board. The International Franchise Association said the decision is a “seismic shift” in labor law.
Monday’s National Labor Relations Board decision did not directly address the question of whether college players are employees, which allowed the organizers to claim it was only a setback and not a total defeat.
The decision by the National Labor Relations Board overturns a historic ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the go-head to form the nation’s first college athletes’ union.
Indiana University Health has agreed to revoke disciplinary actions against two nurses who tried to organize a union at IU Health’s Methodist Hospital earlier this year, the United Steelworkers announced.
Baylor University President Ken Starr voiced strong opposition Thursday to a regional National Labor Relations Board ruling that scholarship football players at Northwestern University are technically school employees and thus entitled to collective bargaining rights.
A March 26 decision by the National Labor Relations Board to let football players at Northwestern University unionize could trigger a tidal wave of changes across college athletics, including in Indiana, and for the NCAA itself.
In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize a college sports industry worth billions of dollars and have dramatic repercussions for the Indianapolis-based NCAA, a federal agency said Wednesday that players at Northwestern can unionize.
Chautauqua Airlines Inc., Republic Airline Inc. and Shuttle America Inc. charge that a union-backed website is damaging their reputation and hindering efforts to hire pilots. Parent Republic Airways Holdings and the union are embroiled in contentious contract negotiations.
Downtown Indianapolis hotel prefers a secret-ballot vote, while the Unite Here labor union wants what’s known as a “card check” system.
The National Labor Relations Board has asked a federal judge to order Fishers-based Marsh Supermarkets to rehire a pro-union worker whom the company fired.
Irving Ready-Mix was ordered to restore pay to workers that had been cut by nearly $3 an hour and to recognize the union as the collective bargaining representative of the employees.
National Labor Relations Board accuses supermarket chain of intimidating employees at its Beech Grove store for supporting an attempt to unionize. The charges follow a similar complaint NLRB made in November involving Marsh’s Georgetown Road store.
The National Labor Relations Board filed a formal complaint after investigating charges that Marsh Supermarkets threatened and intimidated employees to discourage them from forming a union. The grocery chain also allegedly fired an employee for supporting the union.