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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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Big Labor Poised To Drop A Nuclear Option On The Senate

By WFI Staff Union bosses are salivating at the thought of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid running roughshod over Senate rules – and, ultimately, the Constitution.  They’re pulling out all stops, putting the United States Senate in their target scope … Continue reading

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Schaumber: “Restoring Fairness To Labor Relations”

In a recent Washington Times’ op-ed, former National Labor Relations Board member Peter Schaumber attempts to dispel the notion that the current battle over the legitimacy of the Obama administration’s so-called “recess appointment” NLRB nominees is about “partisan bickering.”  A … Continue reading

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Supreme Court To Decide The Fate Of Obama’s Unconstitutional “Recess” Appointments

This was just too good a case for the highest court in the land to pass up. But it’s also the kind of case that the U.S. Supreme Court cannot afford to ignore, either.  This may very well become one … 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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Filibuster Reform, Again?

By WFI Staff Given the current political climate in Washington, D.C., the last thing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid should be thinking about is putting additional limits on the filibuster.  But, that’s just what he wants and he’s being pressed … Continue reading

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Big Labor’s Workplace Poster Woes

By WFI Staff The cookie just keeps on crumbling for Big Labor.  Union bosses keep pushing their agenda, but they also keep hitting brick walls every step of the way.  The latest setback is in the U.S. Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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