Monthly Archives: January 2013

Obama Labor Board Checked By The Courts

by Fred Wszolek (first appeared in Real Clear Policy) On January 4th of last year, President Obama decided to thumb his nose at the United States Senate. He purported to recess-appoint Richard Griffin and Sharon Block to the National Labor … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals Rules Obama Recess Appointments were Unconstitutional

In a major setback for the Obama Administration, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today issued a ruling the found the President violated the Constitution when he pushed the recess appointments of Richard Griffin and Sharon Block … Continue reading

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NLRB Report Shows Need For Decreased Funding, Undercuts Call For “Ambush” Elections

By Fred Wszolek When the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon released the agency’s fiscal year 2012 operating report, he provided even more evidence that the NLRB is over-funded and there is absolutely no legitimate need … Continue reading

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NLRB Nominee Should Be Judged On Merits

by Fred Wszolek (in The Hill)   I recently wrote an op-ed here on The Hill’s Congress Blog which focused on actions the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) may undertake in the coming weeks and months, including “try[ing] to undermine the … Continue reading

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NLRB targets secret ballot and private employee information

by Fred Wszolek (in The Hill) For much of the last year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has focused almost exclusively on rewarding union bosses with decisions that hurt workers and small businesses. Board Member Brian Hayes was the … Continue reading

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A Bill To Stop Big Labor’s Business From Being Funded By The Taxpayer

By Fred Wszolek One real positive thing on the schedule in the 113th Congress is a bill to eliminate taxpayer funding of union activities.  That’s right – in case you missed it – current law allows government employees to conduct … Continue reading

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