Monthly Archives: April 2012

Using Big Labor Cash For A Big Charlotte Convention

Senator Mike Enzi’s (R-WY) S.J. Res. 36 would have stopped the National Labor Relations Board’s “ambush election” rule in its tracks – if 54 Senators didn’t vote against it. But, beyond the muscled grip that Big Labor bosses and their lobbyists have on Congress, it comes as no surprise once you see how much loot the Democratic National Convention Committee and the Obama White House is asking for – all of it from union bosses. Continue reading

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Union Boss Salary Hypocrisy

Unfortunately Richard Trumka isn’t the only Big Labor boss with a salary that’s out of control. In fact, his very generous income of $293,750 in 2011 is about average. According to the Labor Department’s total compensation figures, many of the top labor leaders make even more than Trumka: Continue reading

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WFI Responds To Senate Vote On Ambush Elections

Today’s vote demonstrates that the words of some elected officials in Washington, D.C. are not matched by their actions, particularly in relation to the central issue confronting our nation, job creation. Continue reading

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Even JFK Opposed Unfair Union Ambush Elections

Speaking on the floor of the U.S. Senate in favor of the resolution of disapproval to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) unfair ambush election rule, Senator Enzi said even former President John F. Kennedy opposed such an idea. Continue reading

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Senator Enzi explains how ambush union elections will hurt American businesses.

Watch the video below His press release explains, “During a debate today on the resolution of disapproval to the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) ambush elections rule, Senator Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Ranking Member on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and … Continue reading

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Senate To Consider Overturning Ambush Election Rule

Ask your senators where they stand. Do they support the right of workers to participate in a fair unionization election? Do they support the right of business owners to have enough time to educate their workers? Or do they support union bosses in their attempt to change the rules that benefit them? Continue reading

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Fact Checking The Labor Fact Checker On Ambush Elections

Recently, Senator John Thune published an op-ed on the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) ambush election rule and efforts in Congress to undo the regulation in advance of it taking effect on April 30th. This week, the U.S. Senate will vote on S.J. Res. 36, a joint resolution of disapproval, which under the Congressional Review Act has the weight of law once passed by a simple majority in both houses of Congress and signed by the president. Continue reading

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“Friends Like These” NLRB Email Suggests ACORN, Union Ties To The Board

“Friends Like These” NLRB Email Suggests ACORN, Union Ties To The Board “Friends Like These” NLRB Email Suggests ACORN, Union Ties To The Board April 20, 2012 Cause of Action An email produced via FOIA to Cause of Action in … Continue reading

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