A Narrow Preemption Exception.” onlabor.org. Publisher's VersionAbstract. 10/23/2017. “
In Airline Service Providers Association v. City of Los Angeles, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of the contractors’ complaint, finding that the city’s contract clause was not preempted by the National Labor Relations Act, even though it clearly constituted a local government influencing the bargaining process between a private sector actor and the collective bargaining representative of its employees. The court found such influence or interference tolerable by a municipal actor because it determined that the city was acting as a “market participant” not as a “regulator”.
Benching Anthem Protesters is Illegal.” OnLabor.. 10/12/2017. “
2017 Oct 16
Trump wants to make America great again by using the Supreme Court to gut the rights of non-union workers.” Quartz. Online VersionAbstract. 9/28/2017. “
The Trump Administration is waging a quiet war on workers. The effort involves anti-union appointments to federal agencies, repeal of Obama-era regulations that were designed to raise the wages of low and middle income workers, and support for anti-worker legislation in Congress.