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#1119: What’s in a Name?

April 25, 2016

Notes from the Manager

Related Strips: #1114: The Numbers Game; #1115: Covert Action; #1116: For Real This Time; #1117: If We Stand Together, We Win

Like the strip suggests, in a huge number of industries, the use of a "supervisor" title (or classification) has been used as a way to disqualify workers from union membership and some protections guaranteed to workers/employees under the National Labor Relations Act.

For some further reading, check out “Supervisor in name only” by the Economic Policy Institute — but note that the Bush-era NLRB decision it discusses was subsequential appealed and tossed out. Still, whether or not certain workers are legitimately classified as supervisors or not comes up a lot when employees lean on NLRA protections for concerted activity or joining/organizing unions.


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