Category Archives: Campaigns & Elections

Looks Like Big Labor Won’t Have To Worry About ObamaCare – Thanks To Its Author

By Fred Wszolek Big Labor spent so big in favor of President Obama’s campaigns that we’re still trying to put our hands around it.  But, for the guy in the White House, that’s not such a hard thing to do. Eventually, Big Labor … Continue reading

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Union Bosses Focus On Politics, Not Pension Plans

By WFI Staff At a time when one would think union bosses should be focused on the economy and job creation, they go out and do the opposite.  Big Labor is all about politics, and they disregard the rank and file … Continue reading

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Detroit: A Cautionary Tale for America

by Katie Packer Gage (originally appeared in The Detroit News) I am a Detroiter. I was born in 1967 at Sinai Hospital. I attended Burt Elementary school, part of the Detroit Public School system. And I lived at Six Mile … Continue reading

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Filibuster Reform Is The New Payback

By WFI Staff What’s the game behind filibuster reform?  It’s an important question because Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his minions seem hard pressed to push it.  Why pick a bruising fight over an obscure rule change when there … Continue reading

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Illinois Law Must Outlaw Stalking, Not Encourage It

By Katie Packer Gage (originally appeared in the State Journal Register) I was very troubled to learn recently that despite having made stalking illegal in Illinois, elected officials in the state have afforded union bosses an exemption. Yes, that’s correct; … Continue reading

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House Committee Takes Major Step Toward Restoring Sanity After Uncertainty Caused by Obama “Recess Appointments”

By WFI Staff After an intense and nearly three hour-long markup convened today by the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act (H.R. 1120) was approved by a vote of 23 to 15.   … Continue reading

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After Several Difficult Weeks, Obama Labor Board Seeks Relief

by Fred Wszolek (originally published in Real Clear Politics) Recent weeks have not been kind to President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board. In the days since the historic ruling against the Board by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the … Continue reading

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New House Bill Will Lift Cloud of Uncertainty Around NLRB

As tension and questions mount over the legitimacy of the three member National Labor Relations Board, Members of Congress are taking steps to alleviate the pressure on American workers.  Congressman Phil Roe, Chairman of the Education & Workforce Subcommittee on … Continue reading

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