Monthly Archives: January 2012

Employers Look To Congress To Balance Labor Scale

At every step of the way, this president has ceded to big labor’s demands and sacrificed the interests of employees and employers as he travels the country extoling the importance of job creation and economic growth. Continue reading

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WFI Issues Comment Concerning Department Of Agriculture Labor Law Violations Rule Change

The Department has not established the statutory basis for its role in enforcing our local, state and national labor laws and it has not shown reasoned basis for the certification requirement. The rule is bad public policy and should be abandoned. Continue reading

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Former NLRB Chairman Discusses Latest Proposed Big Labor Bailout

Yesterday, we wrote: The National Relations Board (NLRB), now completely filled with five appointees, is wasting no time rolling out its Big Labor-friendly agenda.  Board Chair Mark Pearce is moving forward with a series of regulations that will make it … Continue reading

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House Committee To Hold Hearing On NLRB Recess Appointments

Committee Chair Rep. John Kline (R-MN) seeks to gather more information on how the Obama Administration determined the recent appointments were legitimate, especially since they were made when the U.S. Senate was convening in pro-forma sessions. Continue reading

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Recess Appointments Settled In, NLRB Does Big Labor’s Bidding

When asked about President Obama’s unprecedented appointment of NLRB nominees while the Senate was out of recess, Pearce was glib. “We presume the constitutionality of the president’s appointments and we go forward based on that understanding.” Continue reading

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Get active and tweet all week about recess appointments during the State of the Union

Let’s see if we can get Obama to address the recess appointments and spread the word about our petition. If you haven’t already, sign our petition to rescind the recess appointments TODAY! Continue reading

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Obama Labor Board Recess Appointee: “Clear Conflict Of Interest”

“President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard Griffin to the National Labor Relations Board was clearly a giveaway to Big Labor and outside the authority provided in the Constitution. In addition, the recess appointment was made just days after the nomination was announced highlighting the extreme nature of the payback,” said Fred Wszolek, spokesperson for the Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI). Continue reading

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FAA Agreement Defends Worker Rights

While we continue to believe the National Mediation Board (NMB) ruling upending nearly a century of precedent was an extraordinary form of payback to Big Labor bosses, the legislative branch has met its constitutional obligation to serve as a check on the executive,” said Fred Wszolek, spokesperson for the Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI). Continue reading

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