Category Archives: FAA

NLRB Press Office Just As Biased As Board Members?

Does the Office of Public Affairs at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) neutrally report on the workings of the Board? We would hope so, but that does not always appear to be the case. Continue reading

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Sen. Isakson Blasts Big Labor for Influencing NMB

In a recent interview on Main Street Radio’s “Battle Line with Alan Nathan” Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson points out that the National Mediation Board (NMB), filled with Obama Administration Big Labor friends, has sought to violate the Federal Aviation Administration Modernization and … Continue reading

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FAA Shot, Chaser

SHOT: “Obama Signs $63B FAA Funding Bill Into Law”: “President Obama signed a $63.6 billion funding bill for the Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday, bringing to an end a years-long fight over aviation funding that became engulfed in labor disputes.  After … Continue reading

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Congress Chooses Modernization Over Big Labor

The massive modernization bill costing more than $64 billion over four years will allow the nation’s air traffic control system to switch from radar to GPS technology. It’s a move that allows the country to finally enter the 21st Century with respect to its air traffic control capabilities, thereby making the skies safer and plane travel more cost efficient. In addition, unmanned drone flights can start flying American skies in the next several years. Continue reading

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FAA Legislation Protects Workers In Critical Transportation Sector

Despite opposition from some labor bosses, the legislation appropriately requires the support of 50 percent of workers to conduct a union election, ensures that run-off elections are between the top two ballot recipients including the no-union vote, compels the National Mediation Board (NMB) to conduct public hearings in advance of significant rulemaking and requires the Government Accountability Office to audit the NMB every two years. Continue reading

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Big Labor Allies Cave On FAA – Was Posturing For Big Labor Worth The Cost?

After a two-week unpaid furlough, the 4,000 workers sent home by Senate Democrats willing to play politics with their livelihoods will be heading back to work, along with tens of thousands more put out of work by suspended construction projects. … Continue reading

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In FAA Shutdown, Senator Rockefeller Vows To Protect Big Labor And Senator Reid Attacks Job Creators

The back-and-forth over the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) continues as Congress gears up to leave town for August recess. In the latest development, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) has rejected a bipartisan agreement to pass the House … Continue reading

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Big Labor Allies in Congress Throwing Around Blame, But Who is Really at Fault?

Big Labor is looking for another bailout, their buddies in Congress are publicly trying to pin blame on one of the country’s largest employers, and they’re both using over 4,000 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) workers as pawns in their efforts. … Continue reading

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