From The Huffington Post: Trump’s Labor Law Enforcer Freezes Worker-Friendly Reforms Made Under Obama

The National Labor Relations Board’s new general counsel plans to take a much narrower view of worker rights than his predecessor, a new memo shows.

By DAVE JAMIESON

During the Barack Obama years, the National Labor Relations Board took a broad view of worker rights, expanding protections for employees who try to join a union or come together to improve their working conditions.

Under the Trump administration, those rights are being reined in to help out employers.

In a memo dated Friday and obtained by HuffPost, the NLRB’s new general counsel, Peter B. Robb, orders board officials around the country to consult his office on cases that involve precedents set on worker rights during the last eight years. The move effectively strips away the discretion of regional board officers to pursue cases against employers based upon Obama-era rulings and policies.

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