Latest National Labor Relations Board News

Labor board gives Dartmouth's trustees more time to appeal as athletes prepare for union vote

Feb. 12, 2024 17:50 PM EST

The National Labor Relations Board granted Dartmouth's trustees extra time on Monday to request a review of a regional official's ruling that the school's men's basketball players are employees. The official's ruling last week cleared the way for an election that could create the...

After labor victory, Dartmouth players return to the basketball court

Feb. 11, 2024 09:31 AM EST

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The two Dartmouth players working to unionize their basketball team say other athletes — both on campus and from other Ivy League schools — have been reaching out to see if they can join the effort. Romeo Myrthil and Cade Haskins said Saturday they have...

Dartmouth men's basketball team will hold union vote on March 5

Feb. 09, 2024 18:01 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Dartmouth men’s basketball team has scheduled a March 5 election to determine whether the players will unionize – a step that would be unprecedented in American college sports. The National Labor Relations Board said the in-person election will take place on...

US labor judge orders Starbucks to reinstate high-profile union organizer

Feb. 08, 2024 17:25 PM EST

A federal labor law judge has ordered Starbucks to reinstate a high-profile labor organizer and barista who resigned in 2022 after the coffee giant repeatedly ignored their scheduling requests. In a decision dated Tuesday, an administrative law judge with the National Labor Relations...

Labor victory for Dartmouth basketball players only start of path to a union deal

Feb. 06, 2024 20:42 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A ruling that gives the Dartmouth basketball team the right to unionize has far-reaching implications for all of college sports — from the quaint, academically oriented Ivy League to the big-money football factories like Michigan and Alabama. But it’s not time to...

US labor official says Dartmouth basketball players are school employees, sets stage for union vote

Feb. 06, 2024 11:40 AM EST

A National Labor Relations Board regional official ruled on Monday that Dartmouth basketball players are employees of the school, clearing the way for an election that would create the first-ever labor union for NCAA athletes. All 15 members of the Dartmouth men’s basketball team...

National Labor Relations Board official rules that Dartmouth basketball players are employees of the school

Feb. 05, 2024 17:51 PM EST
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — National Labor Relations Board official rules that Dartmouth basketball players are employees of the school.

Court takes new look at whether Musk post illegally threatened workers with loss of stock options

Jan. 25, 2024 12:16 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A group of federal appeals court judges in New Orleans is deciding whether a 2018 Twitter post by Tesla CEO Elon Musk unlawfully threatened Tesla employees with the loss of stock options if they decided to be represented by a union. The National Labor Relations...

US unions flexed their muscles last year, but membership rates fall to all-time low

Jan. 23, 2024 17:51 PM EST

Unions commanded big headlines last year, but that didn’t translate into higher membership rates, according to government data released Tuesday. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said 10% of hourly and salaried workers were members of unions in 2023, or around 14.4 million...

Supreme Court agrees to hear Starbucks appeal in Memphis union case

Jan. 12, 2024 20:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal from Starbucks in a dispute with the National Labor Relations Board over efforts by workers to unionize at a store in Memphis, Tennessee. The case has been among the most closely watched in the more than...