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Reid Remarks On National Labor Relations Board Nominees

“This board is an important safeguard for workers in America – regardless of whether the employees are union or non-union. Without the work of the NLRB, employees who have been cheated and treated unfairly would have no entity to address the wrongs.”  “The Senate will consider three Democratic nominees and two Republican nominees today. Once…


Reid Statement On Anti-Worker Legislation Before The Michigan Legislature

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on plans by the Michigan Legislature to vote next week on a bill that attack unions and weakens the collective bargaining process. “This is a blatant attempt by Michigan Republicans to assault the collective bargaining process and undermine the standard of living it has helped…


Reid Statement On Judicial Ruling Against Union Election Rules

WASHINGTON –Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement after a district court overturned a rule issued by the National Labor Relations Board, which gives employees the same bargaining tools that CEOs possess. The court overturned the rule because it believed there was not a sufficient quorum after the board’s Republican member, Brian Hayes,…


Reid Statement On Democrats’ Defense Of American Workers

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after Senate Democrats unanimously rejected a Republican amendment that would have overturned a rule by the National Labor Relations Board. The rule removed frivolous obstacles corporate executives often use to block employees from forming a union. “Senate Democrats stood up for the right of working men…


Reid Statement On NLRB’s Proposed Rule Change

Washington, D.C.–Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following statement today on the National Labor Relations Board’s proposed rule change to regulations governing labor union representation: “Today’s proposed rule change is about fairness. It would help give workers the same ability to bargain for wages and benefits now enjoyed by CEOs – whose pay has skyrocketed…


Reid: Honor Fallen Workers By Ensuring Every Job Site Is Safe

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement on Workers Memorial Day, which honors workers who have been killed, injured or contracted a serious illness on the job: “Over the last century we’ve made incredible progress toward making the workplace a safe place for every man and woman, and prevented countless tragedies. But too…