Category Archives: Project Labor Agreements

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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MI Governor Stands Up To Big Labor With Legislation Ending Project-Labor Agreements

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is standing up to Big Labor by signing legislation that would end project-labor agreements (PLAs) in his state. The AP has the details: Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation that supporters say could allow non-union contractors … Continue reading

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Key Vote Alert: Oppose The LaTourette PLA Amendment To MilCon/VA Appropriations Bill

The House of Representatives will vote today on an amendment offered by Representative Steve LaTourette that will provide another bailout to Big Labor. His misguided amendment would strike Section 415 from the H.R. 2055, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs … Continue reading

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