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My comments on recent NLRB decisions

 American Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law Committee on Practice and Procedure under the NLRA Mid Winter Meeting Kohala Coast, Hawai’i March 7, 2014   New Ruby Slippers Purple Communications, Babcock & Wilcox, and Murphy Oil  Panelists: Mark Ross, Jackson Lewis, San Francisco, CA Bob […]

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UAW Volkswagen Election Objections

The UAW appealed, as it should have,  its narrow loss in the recent VW election in Chattanooga.  The union was opposed, not by the company, but by state politicians and business groups who told the workers that state subsidies and incentives for the plant (on which the […]

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Rights and Wrongs Regarding State Right to Work Laws

RIGHTS AND WRONGS REGARDING STATE RIGHT TO WORK LAWS   Rights and Wrongs Regarding State Right to Work Laws  Robert S. Giolito Employment and Labor Law Attorney Stanford, Fagan & Giolito L.L.C. Atlanta, GA (404) 897-1000  1. Introduction   This paper is intended to help local union officers […]

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A Hiring Hall Primer

I recently revised something I wrote up for an IATSE meeting years ago: A Hiring Hall Primer  including  The Ten Commandments of Good Referral  (Revised, 2014) ________________  Robert S. Giolito P.C., 11755 Wilshire Blvd Ste 2140, Los Angeles CA 90025, (310) 473 3535  ________________        […]

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Right-to-Work Laws and the Entertainment Industry

Right-to-Work Laws and the Entertainment Industry ___________________________________ Robert S. Giolito, P.C., 11755 Wilshire Blvd Ste 2140, Los Angeles CA 90025, (310) 473 3535  ___________________________         With many motion picture and television producers leaving the traditional Southern California TMZ and entering the former hinterlands of […]

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New NLRB Election Rules

Now that we have a full 5-member NLRB, the Board has proposed new election rules.  The rules were first proposed in 2011, but a court set them aside due to the 2-member Board controversy (another long story).  The employers have called these the “ambush” rules, but as […]

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