RoySpa LLC (Teamsters Local 2) NLRB – National Defense

On March 25, 2014, in CNLP Cases, Recent CNLP cases, by Staff

The Teamsters Union filed an unfair labor practice charge with NLRB Region 19 to force the husband/wife run beauty salon business to recognize the Teamster Union at Malmstrom AFB, Montana. The union had represented employees at a former barber shop on base. Region 19 argued that while the beauty salon did not meet the commerce […]

Are Salts Legitimate? CNLP Testifies at Congressional Hearing

On March 23, 2014, in Public Policy, Salting, by Staff

The Center was requested to testify before the Subcommittee on Workforce, Empowerment & Government Programs of the Committee on Small Business regarding the egregious union practice of fomenting employment unrest through clandestine salting programs. The programs allow unions to place members in nonunion companies to foment unrest and their discharge, allowing the National Labor Relations […]

OUTRAGEOUS: Beauty Salons Vital to National Defense…. so saith the NLRB

On March 16, 2014, in NLRB, by National Labor Policy Staff

With a straight face, the NLRB argues a two-person business is not entitled to fees when they proved haircuts are not vital to national defense. Before reaching my conclusion that the national defense standard was not sufficient on the facts here to assert jurisdiction, I expressly stated that this case fell between the two lines of cases […]

Same Decades-Old Story: Big Labor’s Decline

On October 15, 2013, in NLRB, by Staff

(from USA Today, September 1989) NORTH SPRINGFIELD, Va. — The union movement is receiving heavy press depicting it as a struggling industrial dinosaur. But the “decline” of organized labor is simply a self-created, homespun phenomenon.  High-profile public relations defeats such as the suicidal Eastern strike, the United Auto Workers-Nissan brouhaha and the reign of terror in Virginia coal-mining regions shouldn’t lull […]