In a win for organized labor, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) reinstated a union-friendly standard under which both temporary and permanent employees may collectively bargain as a single unit without employer consent. On July 11, 2016, the NLRB’s 3-1 decision in Miller & Anderson, Inc., 364 NLRB No. 39 (2016), made it easier

For those readers interested in Ohio’s election campaign on the effort to improve its public employee collective bargaining law, here is a link to a debate in which I participated as an advocate for the reforms contained in Senate Bill 5 and Issue 2.

Interesting play call.  As collective bargaining negotiations broke down yesterday between the National Football League and Players Association, the players took the unusual move of decertifying their union so that they could file an anti-trust lawsuit against the NFL in federal court in Minneapolis.  A copy of the lawsuit, which seeks an injunction, is attached.