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UAW Calls It Quits In TN Volkswagen Plant Fight…

The Wall Street Journal reports that the United Auto Workers (UAW) union has “said it is dropping the objections it filed with a federal labor agency over its failed bid to organize a  Volkswagen AG plant in Chattanooga.” Previously, the … Continue reading

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Yet More Confirmation That A Minimum Wage Increase Equals Job Loss

According to a new survey conducted by The Lucas Group, President Obama’s proposed minimum wage hike would have serious negative repercussions for American businesses, as well as their ability to create new jobs. The survey of 400 business found that … Continue reading

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All Too Easy…

Sometimes it’s as if Big Labor and their allies are doing their best to make our lives easier in exposing union shenanigans, corruption and unsavory tactics. The Washington Free Beacon reports that “the expertise of a union organizer convicted of … Continue reading

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House Committee Considering Key Pro-Worker Legislation

On Wednesday April 9, the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce will be reviewing two key pieces of legislation that aim to ensure fair union-organizing elections and protect worker privacy.  According to the committee’s press release, the two … Continue reading

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NLRB Denies Extended Comment Period on Ambush Election Rule

Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) denied a request from Congress to extend the deadline for the public to weigh in on the controversial “ambush” election rule.  As you’ll recall, members of the U.S. House Committee on Education … Continue reading

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WAPO’s Exposes Labor’s Poor Polling Practices

Yesterday, The Washington Post’s Eric Wemple wrote a scathing blog in response to a recent, less-than-scientific survey of fast food workers, the results of which were breathlessly published by the Los Angeles Times. Based on the results of this survey … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage Increase Will Only Hurt Recovery

We have written previously about the damaging impact that businesses say raising the minimum wage law will have for our communities and economies.  The Wall Street Journal reported that “over half of U.S. businesses that pay the minimum wage would hire … Continue reading

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House Leaders Urge NLRB To Extend Ambush Election Comment Period

In a press release from the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman John Kline and Subcommittee Chairman Phil Roe called on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to “extend the public comment period for the controversial ambush … Continue reading

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