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Looks Like Big Labor Won’t Have To Worry About ObamaCare – Thanks To Its Author

By Fred Wszolek Big Labor spent so big in favor of President Obama’s campaigns that we’re still trying to put our hands around it.  But, for the guy in the White House, that’s not such a hard thing to do. Eventually, Big Labor … Continue reading

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While Furloughed Workers Suffer, Obama White House Plays Outrageous Game Of Union Boss Favorites

By WFI Staff Now in week two of a federal budget impasse that’s left the government shut down, the Obama Administration is already playing games with the payroll.  In what can only be described as blatant payback, Obama is allowing federal … Continue reading

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Obama’s Sudden Detroit Bailout is no Ordinary Bailout

Somehow, amid Washington’s budget battles and government showdown, the Obama White House was able to find a $320 million bailout for bankrupt Detroit.  But what about so many other cities in similar tough spots?  Detroit, remember, is no ordinary city.  And, this … Continue reading

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How Richard Trumka’s Paycheck Puts Him in the Big Labor Boss Income Bracket

As members of the venerable AFL-CIO converge on Los Angeles for their annual Big Labor pow wow, union bosses will attempt to fire up their beleaguered supporters with a long list of grievances against everyone from politicians in Washington to … Continue reading

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NLRB Now Fully Stocked

By WFI Staff With the Senate vote to confirm five members to the National Labor Relations Board, four of which are new, Big Labor is likely anticipating more giveaways from the federal agency, which now has the AFL-CIO’s former counsel … Continue reading

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Lafe Solomon Swap For Richard Griffin: From Bad To Worse

By WFI Staff Recently, much has been made about the fact that the “nuclear option” was averted.  To achieve that end, Republicans conceded to votes on a number of executive nominees,  but required the National Labor Relations Board nominees – … Continue reading

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Alexander and Roe: “The Senate Decides When It Is In Session – Not The President”

Hot over the unresolved and lingering so-called recess appointments made by President Obama to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) when the Senate was not in recess, Sen. Lamar Alexander Rep. Phil Roe – both from Tennessee –  teamed up … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Force Feeds a Side of Davis-Bacon, but D.C. Doesn’t Want It

By WFI Staff It is a rare development when the District of Columbia government disagrees with the Obama Administration, but that’s what’s transpiring over Davis-Bacon rules.  Yet, today, they are suing their friends in the federal government.  It was recently … Continue reading

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