The John Deere Co. Strike – Sign of the Times?

In case you missed it, a major battle between labor and management is playing out in the heartland.   On October 14, over 10,000 UAW-represented workers at John Deere Co. plants in Iowa, Illinois and elsewhere walked out following the expiration of their collective bargaining agreement. 

NLRB Acting General Counsel Peter Ohr is moving swiftly to put his stamp on national labor policy.   Last week, my partner Andrew MacDonald blogged about Ohr’s withdrawal of a complaint that had challenged the use of a neutrality agreement by an employer and a union.  Ohr also rescinded several General Counsel Memoranda issued by his

In an unprecedented action that delighted organized labor but sounded alarm bells for employers, in one of his first acts, President Biden  fired the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.   On January 25, the White House appointed Peter Sung Ohr to serve as Acting General Counsel.   Mr. Ohr long