Newsletter Wednesday January 17, 2019

Latest NLRB Activity, Labor In The News, Plus Timely Videos


Petitions Filed - Cases Closed January 16, 2019

Luminmant Energy DBA Vistra Energy
Case Number: 01-RC-234174 

Date Filed: January 16, 2019 

Status: Open

JOSEPH MALCARNE International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers Local 420

Location: Milford, CT 

Region Assigned: Region 01, Boston, Massachusetts   

Case Number: 16-RC-234195 

Date Filed: January 16, 2019 

Status: Open


Location: FORT HOOD, TX 

Region Assigned: Region 16, Fort Worth, Texas


Windsor Arvin Healthcare
Case Number: 31-RD-234188

Date Filed: January 16, 2019 Status: Open


Location: Arvin, CA 

Region Assigned: Region 31, Los Angeles, California


Love Lane Mews
Case Number: 29-RC-234155 

Date Filed: January 16, 2019 

Status: Open

SEIU Local 32BJ

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Region Assigned: Region 29, Brooklyn, New York


Lake County Management
Case Number: 12-RC-234171 

Date Filed: January 16, 2019 

Status: Open

Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1596

Location: Tavares, FL 

Region Assigned: Region 12, Tampa, Florida   

AFI Foodservice, LLC d/b/a Performance Foodservice - AFI
Case Number: 22-RC-234161

 Date Filed: January 16, 2019 

Status: Open


Location: Elizabeth, NJ 

Region Assigned: Region 22, Newark, New Jersey


Midwest Air Traffic Control Service, Inc.
Case Number: 18-RC-234173 

Date Filed: January 16, 2019 

Status: Open


Location: Milwaukee, WI

Region Assigned: Region 18, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Case Number: 05-RC-234170

Date Filed: January 16, 2019 

Status: Open

Teamsters Local Union 570 

Location: Baltimore, MD 

Region Assigned: Region 05, Baltimore, Maryland 


Logos Logistics
Case Number: 08-RC-234178 

Date Filed: January 16, 2019 

Status: Open

Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen & Helpers Local Union No. 20

Location: Toledo, OH 

Region Assigned: Region 08, Cleveland, Ohio  

HydroChem LLC d/b/a HydroChemPSC
Case Number: 13-RC-232515 

Date Filed: December 11, 2018 Status: Closed on January 16, 2019

International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150

Location: Hammond, IN 

Region Assigned: Region 13, Chicago, Illinois 

Reason Closed: Certific. of Representative

Employer Legal Representative Bryan Bienias Seyfarth Shaw, LLP  


Detroit Medical Center (DMC), (Childrens)
Case Number: 07-RC-232592 

Date Filed: December 12, 2018

 Status: Closed on January 16, 2019

Local 283, International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

Location: Detroit, MI 

Region Assigned: Region 07, Detroit, Michigan 

Reason Closed: Certific. of Representative  


United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
Case Number: 19-RC-232587 

Date Filed: December 11, 2018 Status: Closed on January 16, 2019 

Communications Workers of America - District 7

 Location: Portland, OR 

Region Assigned: Region 19, Seattle, Washington 

Reason Closed: Certification of Results   

Employer Legal Representative Kristine Lambert Buchanan Angeli Altschul & Sullivan LLP 

Case Western Reserve University
Case Number: 08-RC-232918 

Date Filed: December 17, 2018 

Status: Closed on January 16, 2019

Ohio Council 8, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO

Location: Cleveland, OH 

Region Assigned: Region 08, Cleveland, Ohio 

Reason Closed: Withdrawal Adjusted    


Legal Representative Wade Fricke Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, P.C. 


Hospitals and unions: 6 recent conflicts, agreements

Becker's Hospital Review-14 hours agoThe  National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint and scheduled an  evidentiary hearing to address allegations filed by a coalition of 11 labor unions ...

Washington Post-11 hours agoNot surprisingly, Los Angeles teachers were furious, union President Alex .... Labor unions calling for the resignation of a Democratic education secretary was ...

Buffalo News-3 hours agoBut  critics said the change could raise construction labor costs by an  estimated ... the pay scale in collective bargaining agreements  negotiated by trade unions.

News & Observer-15 hours agoIn North Carolina, just 3.4 percent of workers belong to unions, the second lowest rate in the U.S., according to the the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor ...

The Daily Breeze-10 hours ago... a complaint from the National Labor Relations Board alleging that managers interrogated and threatened workers with retaliation for union organizing efforts.

Payday Report-11 hours agoIn the final weeks of his campaign, Lamb made appearances at labor union halls ... in organized labor,” Lamb said in a nationally televised election campaign.


The National Law Review-17 hours agoMajority  Rules That Skycap's Complaint About Bad Tipping Was Not Protected  Concerted Activity. The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) ...

JD Supra (press release)-15 hours agoThere have been many precedent changing decisions coming from the NLRB in the last few years. Few of these changes were more hotly contested, or farther ...

PRNewswire (press release)-9 hours agoIn 2016, workers at the NFI/California Cartage Warehouse held an NLRB election in hopes of joining the Teamsters. In the course of that election, the company's ...

TEAMSTERS hours agoThe ruling bolsters efforts by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which has been fighting trucking companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long ...

Ross Island closes concrete division, lays off employees

Aggregates Manager (blog)-6 hours agoThunderstruck,” said Teamsters  Local 162 business agent Bill Elzie, adding that the drivers learned  about the layoffs at a morning staff meeting on Tuesday ...


Warren Tribune Chronicle-7 hours agoThe snow was just beginning to flurry at 3 p.m. when nearly 50 current and retired Lordstown General Motors workers and UAW Local 1112 union leaders joined ...

Ohio Governor goes to Detroit to tout state's auto manufacturing

13abc Action News-14 hours agoUAW  members from Lordstown were also in Detroit encouraging GM to put a new  line into the plant. Lordstown's mayor is also concerned about not only  GM ...


The Huntington News-11 hours agoThe heads of United Steelworkers Locals 12003 and 12012-04, which ... new positions in safety oversight and returns outsourced jobs to union employees. hours agoUnited Steelworkers Local 2020 says that KGHM is cutting 87 more jobs at its Morrison Mine in the Greater Sudbury community of Levack. The union says the ...


The Republican Standard-18 hours agoCustomers visiting Giant Food's 59 locations in Virginia may be getting some ... the United Food and Commercial Workers union, many of its competitors are not.


InsiderNJ-17 hours agoUnited Airline Employees Sue Union for Constitutional Protections ... against the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union on behalf ...


SULLUM: Are boycotts protected by the first amendment?

Odessa American-9 hours agoThree months before it decided the NAACP case, the court rejected a First Amendment claim by the International Longshoremen's Association, which illegally ...


Fresno Bee-13 hours agoHundreds of Fresno County Superior Court workers, members of the SEIU Local 521 Chapter, picketed at the courthouse in Fresno, CA on Tuesday morning, ... hours agoContreras and others from SEIU, joined Baltimore Councilwoman Shannon Sneed at the rally in solidarity with contracted airport workers employed by Menzies ...


Walsh's State Of The City Story About A Hotel Worker Was Touching. It ...

WBUR-14 hours agoPark Plaza workers are in the midst of separate negotiations with a different company, according to the union, UNITE HERE Local 26. In a statement Wednesday ...

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