The National Labor Relations Board Five members (when fully staffed) Four members today 3 pro-union 3 members = quorum Best management can do: lose 2-1
Legal pendulum NOT swinging managements way Micro Units Social Media Secret Recordings Bargaining (Tab A)
The Boeing Case IAM v Boeing v NLRB v Congress v Intervenors Did Boeing unlawfully retaliate against IAM by opening new facility in South Carolina to assemble Dreamliners?
Claim: Because IAM has struck Boeing, in Washington State, five (5) times (1977, 1989, 1995, 2005, and 2008), and Boeing wanted a second source for that reason, Boeing has interfered with the unions right to strike.
Unfair Labor Practice Hearing started June 14, expected to last several months. Decision of ALJ = Spring, 2012? Decision of NLRB = Fall, 2012? Decision of Court of Appeals = ???