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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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Why Can’t American Workers Expect The Same Kind Of Privacy As Obama Appointees?

By WFI Staff The double-standard shown by the U.S. (Big) Labor Department is so absurd, it’s humorous.  While bureaucrats from Obama’s Labor Department to the the President’s National Labor Relations Board are pushing rule changes and decisions to force employers … Continue reading

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The brazen, unconstitutional nominees to the NLRB

by Fred Wszolek (originally appeared in The Washington Times) Any consumer of politics and policy debates in the nation’s capital will recall the countless times President Obama has called on those serving in Congress to set aside pettiness and partisanship … Continue reading

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Arizona Court Rebukes Obama Labor Board

The Arizona District Court’s decision dismissing the National Labor Relations Board’s challenge to that state’s constitutional amendment guaranteeing the secret ballot in union elections is a welcome rebuke of the continued overreach by government bureaucrats. Continue reading

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How Much Did NLRB Member Know About Labor Crime Wave?

NLRB member Richard Griffin, whose appointment to the board bypassed the Senate through a recess appointment (even though the Senate was not in recess), is the former chief counsel for the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE). During his time at IUOE, a variety of union members were convicted of crimes ranging from tax evasion, connections to the mob, embezzlement, forgery and fraud. 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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NLRB Flaunts D.C. Circuit Law

By Fred Wszolek When it comes to balancing the free choice of workers against the interests of a union in having more dues-paying members, the Obama labor board known as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) always seems to come … Continue reading

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What Do Union Bosses Want Now?

What Do Union Bosses Want Now? Trumka on labor helping Dems: “Won’t be as much as it was in the past.” Facts: Labor Bosses Plan To Spend More Than $400 Million Dollars For Obama During 2012 Presidential Election: “Unions are … Continue reading

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