National Labor Relations Board

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference as Leo W. Gerard, President of the National Steelworkers union, listens on Jan. 28 2014 at The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago. Citing what they deem as the NCAA's abdication of responsibility to protect athletes from injury, the College Athletes Association (CAPA) announced the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

National Labor Relations Board: College Football Players Can Unionize

In a stunning ruling that has the potential to revolutionize college athletics, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first college athlete’s union.

03/26/2014

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Labor Officials Refuse To Force End To Two-Week-Old School Bus Strike

Lawyers for the board issued a memorandum rejecting a complaint brought by a group of 20 private bus companies who argued the strike was illegal.

02/02/2013

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Federal Intervention Could End Bus Strike As Early As Tuesday

The National Labor Relations Board is expected to take a formal complaint about the strike from private bus companies who are calling the strike illegal. A ruling by the board could end the strike as early as Tuesday.

01/19/2013

A Detroit Red Wings fan shows his team support during the game between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NHL Lockout: Sides Meet For Hours, But Pension Issues Remain Sticking Point

The NHL and the players’ association met deep into Wednesday night after the union made its second counteroffer of the week in an effort to end the season-long lockout.

01/02/2013

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Makes A New Offer As The Lockout Enters Its Critical Stage

The NHL made a new offer to the players’ association, hoping to spark talks toward ending the long lockout and saving the hockey season.

12/28/2012

NBA Commissioner David Stern, left, and Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver leave after talks between representatives of the basketball league's owners and players Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, in New York. (credit: AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

NBA Lockout: League, Players Resume Talks In NYC

If NBA owners and players want to save the beginning of the season, they had better get moving.

WFAN–09/07/2011

NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith (R) speaks as players look on during the NFL Players Association press conference at the Super Bowl XLV media center. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

NFL, Union Agree To Mediation

The NFL and players’ union have agreed to mediation in their labor negotiations. The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service will oversee negotiations in Washington beginning Friday.

WFAN–02/17/2011

NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith (R) speaks as players look on during the NFL Players Association press conference at the Super Bowl XLV media center. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

NFL Files Charge Against Union With Labor Board

In Monday’s filing with the National Labor Relations Board, the league is asking that the union be ordered to bargain in good faith.

WFAN–02/14/2011

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Settlement Reached In Conn. Facebook Firing Case

Complaining about the boss on Facebook changed a woman’s life – she was fired for it – but in the end, it was determined that the company was in the wrong.

02/11/2011

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Connecticut Facebook Firing Case Scheduled For Hearing

The National Labor Relations Board says Dawnmarie Souza was illegally fired from her job after she criticized her supervisor on her personal Facebook page.

02/06/2011