Category Archives: National Mediation Board

NLRB Report Shows Need For Decreased Funding, Undercuts Call For “Ambush” Elections

By Fred Wszolek When the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon released the agency’s fiscal year 2012 operating report, he provided even more evidence that the NLRB is over-funded and there is absolutely no legitimate need … 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 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: Sore Loser

You know the old saying: if at first you don’t succeed … file a complaint with the National Mediation Board (NMB) and complain in the press. Recent Big Labor pleas to the NMB fell flat when the board rejected their … Continue reading

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WFI Applauds Introduction Of Legislation Ensuring Fairness In Airline & Railway Elections

The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to legislation introduced by Congressman John Mica ensuring there is fairness in airline and railway elections: “Legislation introduced by Congressman Mica impacting airline and railway workers ensures there … Continue reading

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Even After Changing The Rules, Big Labor Loses

Despite having the rules rigged in their favor, Big Labor was dealt a serious blow in an attempt to unionize JetBlue pilots. In a recent union-organizing election, 58 percent of pilots voted against forming a collective bargaining unit. Recently, the … Continue reading

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WFI Applauds Rep. Issa for Turning Up The Heat on Obama’s Regulatory Agencies

As we watch the economic situation in the United States worsen, we must focus on providing every incentive possible for job creators to continue making opportunities available for workers on every level. The worst thing our country could do would … 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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