Nlrb mandatory subjects of bargaining

Basic Guide to the National Labor Relations Act -

Mandatory subjects of bargaining are subjects that deal with “wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment” within the meaning of § 8(d) of the NLRA. Generally, mandatory subjects of bargaining are any issue that arises out of the subject of the employment relationship. NLRB v. Bemis Bros. Bag Co., 206 F.2d 33 (5th Cir. 1953).

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Subjects of Bargaining -

The Regional Offices of the National Labor Relations Board have found that, more than six decades after its enactment, there is still a lack of basic information about the National Labor Relations Act. Staff members have expressed a need for a simply stated explanation of the Act to which anyone could be referred for guidance. To meet this demand,

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Federal Labor Laws - University of Missouri

gaining for mandatory and voluntary subjects in NLRB v. Wooster Division of Borg-Warner Corp.18 There the Court ruled that a party must bargain for a mandatory subject but "[tlhe duty is limited to those subjects, and within 11. National Labor Relations Act § 1(b) (codified at 29 U.S.C. § 141(b) (1964)) ; see NLRB v.

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2 379 U.S. at 225. Obviously, then, the Court was not saying that all subcontracting decisions are mandatory bargaining subjects. Seventeen years later, the Court decided in First National Maintenance (“FNM”) that an employer had no duty to bargain over the decision to close part of its business.

November 12th,2019

OPERATIONAL CHANGES: The First National Maintenance ...

the employer’s decision, such as severance pay and benefits, were mandatory subjects of bargaining under section 8(a)(5) of the NLRA. Accordingly, under this Fibreboard-First National Maintenance framework, most significant economic decisions, such as plant shutdowns, layoffs, and relocations, are not mandatory subjects of bargaining, even