Monthly Archives: November 2011

North Carolina Tells DNC: “Respect North Carolina’s Right-To-Work Status!”

“The North Carolina House of Representatives urges the Democratic Party to rely on North Carolina companies and workers for its contracts leading up to and during the 2012 Democratic National Convention,” the resolution stated. Many fully qualified North Carolina businesses are being denied contracts simply because they are not union shops. Continue reading

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Rep. Kline Stands Up For Workers & Employers

Anyone interested in workforce fairness should be thankful that Congressman John Kline is chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee. In a conference call with bloggers yesterday afternoon, Kline vowed to keep up the fight against NLRB overreach: … Continue reading

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North Carolina State Officials Have A Choice: Stand With Workers Or Labor Bosses

“The North Carolina House deserves praise for stepping forward and defending the state’s laws and workers. We hope the Senate takes up the resolution expeditiously and sends the message to Big Labor that elected officials in North Carolina expect the Democratic National Convention to hire local workers, not penalize local businesses that aren’t unionized and respect the state’s right-to-work law,” said Fred Wszolek, spokesperson for the Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI). Continue reading

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Can The NLRB Survive?

The Board’s job is to act as an “independent” federal agency that administers and enforces the National Labor Relations Act for both employers and employees”—not act in the special interests of union bosses. Continue reading

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WFI Statement On NLRB-Released Details Concerning “Quickie” Elections

“By limiting free speech and challenges to unqualified voters in advance of an election, and disallowing pre-election issues to be heard until the vote has taken place, the intent is clear: forcibly unionize employees and employers. Today’s missive by the NLRB is outrageous and simply reiterates the importance of Congress acting and passing the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act.” Continue reading

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Separating Fact From Fiction

The Committee’s fact sheet refutes false claims from union bosses actively manipulating the National Labor Relations Board to their advantage. H.R. 3094 actually restores the rights of small business owners and their employees and reaffirms bi-partisan, balanced labor policies that have been in place for decades. Continue reading

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WFI Launches Radio Ads In Support Of The Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act

The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) has launched a radio advertisement in support of the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094), which is expected to receive a vote in the U.S. House this week. The legislation was introduced by House … Continue reading

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Small Business Needs Congress To Restrain NLRB

The NLRB has turned its back on fairly enforcing labor law and instead decided to rewrite the law to benefit Big Labor. Continue reading

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