Category Archives: EFCA

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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The Time Has Come For Congress To Rein In Obama Labor Board

by Fred Wszolek (originally appeared in Townhall.com) This week, the U.S. House of Representatives is slated to vote on the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act (H.R. 1120) in an effort to rein a federal agency that has caused … Continue reading

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Perez Is the Wrong Choice for Labor

By Fred Wszolek (originally appeared in Real Clear Policy) The expectation for President Obama’s nominee to the U.S. Department of Labor was never particularly high among those in the business community. After four years with former Congresswoman Hilda Solis – an … Continue reading

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More Hostess Liquidation To Come With President Obama’s Micro-Unions

By Fred Wszolek (originally appeared in Forbes Magazine) The recent news that Hostess Brands, an iconic company in business for 82 years, would be closing riled Americans and received significant news coverage.  The maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Ho’s has … Continue reading

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Union Bosses “Gone Wild”: Holiday Season Edition

While many of us were eager to jump into the holiday cheer of turkey, family and friends this Thanksgiving season, Big Labor bosses were busily trying to ruin it.  Unfortunately, more than 15,000 employees of Hostess Brands, Inc. will likely … Continue reading

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Micro-Unions Remain Big Problem For America’s Employers

Job creators are badly in need of certainty as they work, which includes relief from the proliferation of these micro-units, which would result in greater unemployment and business closures at the worst possible time.[16] Therefore, the vote to prohibit the use of taxpayer dollars in the formation of micro-unions in private sector workplaces will serve as a real test for members of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Their vote on this matter will be defining among employers in their states. Continue reading

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Recess Appointments To NLRB Tantamount To Declaration Of War Against Employers

By Fred Wszolek While President Obama is taking a break in Hawaii, the conversation in Washington, D.C. has not stopped regarding his National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  Business is furious with a purported new rule ushered in just days before … Continue reading

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WFI Memo: Big Labor & 2011

In the court of public opinion, labor bosses have already lost, and in a few years, we might look back at NRLB rulings on matters such as “ambush” elections and Specialty Healthcare as the death rattle of Big Labor’s influence. And we’ll be proud for helping hasten that day. Continue reading

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