Category Archives: micro-unions

Faced With Fewer Members, Union Bosses Get Slicker

By WFI Staff Unions just aren’t what they used to be.  Word is already out: union boss recruitment methods have been so distasteful that membership has been on the decline since 1954.  And according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, … Continue reading

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Union Boss Receives Appointment To Labor Department

By WFI Staff In case you missed this latest clip in yesterday’s POLITICO influence: BOCCHINI TO LABOR DEPARTMENT: United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Deputy Political Director Michael Bocchini is leaving his post for the U.S. Department of Labor.  He’ll be chief of staff to … Continue reading

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Big Labor’s Big Day In CA Supreme Court

Last week, the California Supreme Court took privacy encroachment to a whole new level. The state Supreme Court, stacked with judges friendly with Big Labor, ruled unanimously that the Los Angeles County government would have to disclose all contact information … Continue reading

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Big Labor Paybacks on Taxpayer Dime

We can’t help but notice the stench of back-to-back cronyism permeating the halls of the Obama Administration these days.  It’s not enough that Barack Obama’s White House completely ignores the Constitution and directives from a federal appeals court over the … Continue reading

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Obama Labor Board: Frivolous Complaints Against Small Businesses

By Fred Wszolek The harassment of America’s largest exporter, the Boeing Company, by a frivolous complaint filed against it by the Acting General Counsel (AGC) of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Lafe Solomon was a headline throughout the country.  … Continue reading

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Raw Politics To Reign Supreme At Obama Labor Board As Two Members Remake Procedural Law

By Fred Wszolek Many cases issued by President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board over the last two weeks have alarmed employee-rights advocates and employers.  But perhaps the most alarming is the NLRB’s decision in Dish Networks according to which the Board … Continue reading

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Big Labor’s Stocking Stuffers

by Fred Wszolek (originally published in Real Clear Policy) The holiday season is one of spreading good will, happiness, and cheer as young and old alike look forward to spending time and exchanging gifts with family and friends. But this … Continue reading

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Business As Usual At NLRB Despite Circuit Court Rebuke

By Fred Wszolek Last month, President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board was rebuked by the 11th Circuit of Appeals.  In a decision denying enforcement of the Board’s order against an employer the court said that it was not “merely disagreeing with … Continue reading

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