Union vote at Bessemer Amazon facility likely to be redone

A labor official found Amazon’s anti-union tactics sullied last spring’s election to unionize at a Bessemer Ala. facility. The official recommended nullifying the result and called for a revote.

Joyce Goldstein, a Labor and Employee Benefits Lawyer who founded the firm Joyce Goldstein & Associates, joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the Amazon vote and why she thinks a revote will be ordered by the National Labor Relations Board (NRLB).

She also discussed a new remedy being considered by the NLRB to expand consequential damages for unfair labor practices beyond lost wages. Continue reading

Biden Administration transforms National Labor Relations Board

Under the union-friendly Biden Administration, the National Labor Relations Board has become increasingly pro-labor. Soon, members appointed by former President Trump will be replaced. As a result, the board will soon have a labor-friendly majority.

Joyce Goldstein, labor lawyer, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss recent changes to the NLRB and what they mean to the labor movement. Continue reading

President Biden’s NLRB nominees will soon face confirmation

President Joe Biden is inching closer to changing the makeup of the National Labor Relations Board, as the terms of two NLRB members appointed under former President Donald Trump will expire in August.

Labor lawyers are closely watching President Biden’s nominees and analyzing their stances and past work. United Food and Commercial Workers Assistant General Counsel Amanda Jaret discussed these nominations and other labor-related legal issues on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

NLRB swinging toward labor following years of pro-corporation decisions

The makeup of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is shifting back to favor labor after years of favoring management and corporations during the Trump administration. President Joe Biden is filling spots on the board to tip the scales toward organized labor.

United Food and Commercial Workers Union Assistant General Counsel Amanda Jaret discussed how President Biden is swinging the NLRB back toward workers, the issues they are currently working on and more. She also spoke about labor-related cases recently considered by the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading

Democrats try to advance infrastructure, receive no Republican support

The Biden administration is working diligently to pass a comprehensive infrastructure bill to boost the economy, lower unemployment and improve the quality of life within the U.S.

United Auto Workers Legislative Director Josh Nassar joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the multifaceted American Jobs Plan, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) news, voting rights and more. Continue reading

President Biden’s American Rescue Plan excites labor groups and workers alike

As the Biden administration gains time under its belt, it is moving forward with its pro-labor promises. Additionally, the administration is showing it is willing to work to pass a new relief plan.

AFL-CIO Government Affairs Director Bill Samuel discussed how the Biden administration is moving forward and helping workers on AWF Union Podcast. Samuel also discussed the Biden administration COVID-19 relief plan and how it will help workers. Continue reading

President Biden’s NLRB changes give workers hope for fairness

The labor community is rejoicing as President Biden begins to reshape agencies and those who deal with labor grievances.

Labor lawyer Joyce Goldstein of Joyce Goldstein and Associates joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to explain the various shakeups and changes at the National Labor Relations Board and how they will affect working people. Continue reading

AFL-CIO looks to Biden administration to craft labor-friendly policy for the middle class

Now that the Trump administration has been voted out, the Biden administration is moving forward with policy changes and a new legislative agenda that favors working people.

The AFL-CIO is pleased with what they have seen from the administration thus far. AFL-CIO Director of Government Affairs Bill Samuel discussed changes at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Department of Labor (DOL), how Democrats can advance their agenda and more on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Rebuilding the working class through infrastructure and prosecution of white collar criminals

The labor community has a list of agenda items for President Biden and the new federal government after throwing their support behind him in the election.

Marc Dann, attorney and founder of Dann Law, discussed how the Biden administration can hold white collar criminals accountable after years of being let off the hook, restoring the middle class through work and more on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Labor Lawyer explains how President-elect Biden can clean up the mess left by Pres. Trump’s NLRB

After four years of having a National Labor Relations Board side with employers over workers, Joe Biden must make the board more labor-friendly

Labor Lawyer Joyce Goldstein, of Goldstein Gragel, LLC discussed the current anti-worker National Labor Relation Board (NLRB), the damage they have done to workers and how the Biden administration will work to make it more labor-friendly on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading