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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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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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NLRB’s Continuing Mischief At The Expense Of Worker Rights

by Fred Wszolek (originally appeared in Townhall.com) The National Employee Freedom Week (NEFW), which the Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) strongly supports, is a nationwide campaign aimed at educating employees about their statutory and constitutional right to not be a union … Continue reading

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House Committee Wants Due Diligence On Richard Griffin & IUOE Local 501

By WFI Staff The U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee is raising serious questions about National Labor Relations Board nominee and unconstitutional recess appointee Richard Griffin.  Griffin, a former general counsel for the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), is … Continue reading

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Yet Another Federal Court Blasts Obama NLRB Picks

By WFI Staff With today’s developments, two federal appeals courts have found President Obama’s so-called recess appointments to be unconstitutional.  In a blistering opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit found that current NLRB nominees Richard Griffin and … 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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HELP Committee Members Must Ask Tough Questions Of NLRB Nominees

by Fred Wszolek (originally appeared in Townhall.com) On May 16th, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) will conduct a hearing on the pending nominations to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). All five nominees will … Continue reading

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With Richard Griffin the NLRB is all Mobbed Up

As the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor Pensions (HELP) prepares to deliberate over President Obama’s nominees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), inquiring minds want to know: Who is Richard Griffin? The White House would have us … Continue reading

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