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Jailbird Hector Lopez Organizes Crime Instead of Local Labor

by WFI Staff While members of the Metal Polishers Local union were brushing off the fallout of an economic disaster known as the Great Recession, President-at-the-time Hector Lopez was living it up in the Jersey suburbs like a jingle from … Continue reading

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Writing Is On The Wall: Time For Griffin & Block To Go

by Fred Wszolek (originally appeared in Townhall.com) At this stage, it should seem glaringly obvious to National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Members Richard Griffin and Sharon Block that they should step down from the government agency. Both the legitimacy of … Continue reading

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Labor Bosses Lose Another Major Political Contest, Waste Worker Dues

Recently, the board’s “ambush election” rule was struck down by a federal judge[7], while its Specialty Healthcare decision cleared the way for a micro-union to be formed at a Bergdorf Goodman store in New York where women’s shoes associates on two separate floors were allowed to form a collective bargaining unit.[8]

Clearly, with unemployment over eight percent for 40 consecutive months[9] and anemic job creation in May, the American people are focused on the economy and they understand unelected government bureaucrats issuing regulations will only negatively impact employees and employers at the worst possible time. Continue reading

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