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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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Unless Congress Acts to Restrain the NLRB, Dog Days Are Ahead for U.S. Manufacturers

By Peter Schaumber (originally appeared in CQ Roll Call) If the National Labor Relations Board has its way, U.S. manufacturers may have their highly integrated workforces carved up into a multiplicity of collective bargaining units at the behest of unions … 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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Union Bosses Always Want It Their Way

By WFI Staff Union bosses have been unambiguous and very clear that they expect “payback” from the Obama Administration for their political contributions.  And that appears to be unfolding currently in the U.S. Senate.  Multiple reports show labor bosses on … 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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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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WFI Responds To Introduction Of Senate & House Legislation

The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to members of the U.S. Senate and House introducing legislation which will defend the hard-earned rights of American employees and employers that are under attack by union bosses: … Continue reading

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