RLA Blog Archives


NMB nominees confirmed to be sworn in

President Trump's nominees to serve on the National Mediation Board, Republicans Gerald (Trey) Fauth and Kyle Fortson, along with eight-year NMB member Democrat Linda Pucala, were confirmed on November 2, 2017. They are now scheduled to be sworn in and as…
RLA Blog Home The National Mediation Board announced that two new members had been sworn in following their Senate confirmations.  Gerald W. Fauth and Kyle Fortson were confirmed … http://www.bapwild.com/blog/nmb-nominees-confirmed-to-be-sworn-in/

President Trump announces further NMB nominees

RLA Blog Home The White House has announced the President's further nominees to the National Mediation Board.  Trey Fauth is a longtime labor economist in the rail industry and wa… http://www.bapwild.com/blog/president-trump-announces-further-nmb-nominees/

President Trump nominates Senate Labor Committee policy director to be a member of the National Mediation Board

President Trump this week nominated Kyle Forston, labor policy director for the U.S. Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee, to be a member of the National Mediation… http://www.bapwild.com/blog/president-trump-nominates-senate-labor-committee-policy-director-to-be-a-member-of-the-national-mediation-board/

The NMB reestablishes reasonable and practical limits on RLA jurisdiction over airline contractors

RLA Blog Home The Chicago federal court’s rejection of AirServ’s injunction shows that the NMB’s more recent jurisprudence on RLA jurisdiction over airport contractors’ is being a… http://www.bapwild.com/blog/the-nmb-reestablishes-reasonable-and-practical-limits-on-rla-jurisdiction-over-airline-contractors/

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals vacates injunction against ASIG employees and allies

RLA Blog Home Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated an injunction entered against certain employees of Aircraft Services International Group at Seattle-T… http://www.bapwild.com/blog/ninth-circuit-court-of-appeals-vacates-injunction-against-asig-employees-and-allies/

Delta Flight Attendants to file for union election

RLA Blog Home The International Association of Machinists announced this week that it had filed with the National Mediation Board for a union election among the flight attendants … http://www.bapwild.com/blog/delta-flight-attendants-to-file-for-union-election/

NMB announces proposed rule in runoff elections

RLA Blog Home The NMB announced this week a proposed rule in runoff elections and solicited comments over the next 60 days about the proposed rule.  The Board proposed to amend it… http://www.bapwild.com/blog/nmb-announces-proposed-rule-in-runoff-elections/