Dems Say NLRB Waging War On Workers' Rights

Law360, New York (December 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A series of rulings made by the National Labor Relations Board under the Bush administration have systematically eroded long-standing workers' rights and protections, Democratic lawmakers argued Thursday at a joint House-Senate subcommittee hearing.

“The National Labor Relations Board is supposed to protect the voice of American workers, but the Board is no longer fulfilling that responsibility,” said Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA). “Instead of enacting policies that encourage collective bargaining, it seems hostile to the very idea of such bargaining. Each time the Board uses it power...
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