Monthly Archives: December 2011

Recess Appointments To NLRB Tantamount To Declaration Of War Against Employers

By Fred Wszolek While President Obama is taking a break in Hawaii, the conversation in Washington, D.C. has not stopped regarding his National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  Business is furious with a purported new rule ushered in just days before … Continue reading

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Big Labor’s Big Zero

As 2011 comes to a close, blogs begin counting down to the new year by profiling the biggest blunders, losers and hiccups of the year. In a seemingly not surprising turn of events, Big Labor makes a cameo in these … Continue reading

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WFI Memo: Big Labor & 2011

In the court of public opinion, labor bosses have already lost, and in a few years, we might look back at NRLB rulings on matters such as “ambush” elections and Specialty Healthcare as the death rattle of Big Labor’s influence. And we’ll be proud for helping hasten that day. Continue reading

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NLRB Issues More Job-Killing Rules, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Sues

The rogue board, comprised of pro-Big Labor activists continues trampling over long-standing workplace precedent and will make it significantly more difficult for small businesses to respond to organizing campaigns. Continue reading

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Obama Labor Board Fires Parting, Job-Killing Shot At American Employers

“The new rules advanced by the National Labor Relations Board limit free speech and challenges to unqualified voters in advance of an organizing election, in addition to disallowing pre-election issues from being heard until a vote has taken place. The intent of these actions is clear, to forcibly unionize employees and employers irrespective of whether or not they want to form a collective bargaining unit.” Continue reading

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Senators Warn Obama On NLRB Recess Appointments

Since Congress is in a winter recess, Big Labor is urging the president to put their friends Block and Griffin on the NLRB. But, Senate leaders wrote a letter to the president warning him that it would set a “dangerous precedent” and undermine the Constitutional process. Continue reading

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Workers & Small Business Owners Breathe A Sigh Of Relief With Becker Withdrawal

Today President Obama formally withdrew the nomination of union lawyer Craig Becker to sit on the National Labor Relations Board. Becker’s radical, pro-Big Labor views made his confirmation by the Senate virtually impossible.  So, instead, President Obama used his power … Continue reading

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WFI Responds to Withdrawal of Becker Nomination to Obama Labor Board

The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the White House withdrawing the nomination of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB): “Good riddance.  Craig Becker will not be missed,” said Fred Wszolek, … Continue reading

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