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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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Filibuster Reform Is The New Payback

By WFI Staff What’s the game behind filibuster reform?  It’s an important question because Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his minions seem hard pressed to push it.  Why pick a bruising fight over an obscure rule change when there … Continue reading

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House Committee To Obama’s (Big) Labor Department: Leave The “Advice Exemption” Alone

By WFI Staff It’s been longstanding practice under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 that workers and employers can openly discuss matters surrounding union representation or organizing.  A major part of that law is the “advice exemption” which gives employers … 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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Stalking Exemption For Big Labor Unfair

By Katie Packer Gage (originally appeared in the Orange County Register) The first and most important responsibility of any elected official is to protect constituents. It is an unwritten rule, meaning it is so well understood and established that it … Continue reading

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Unions tarnish selves subverting right to work

By Peter Schaumber (originally appeared in the Detroit News) Unions are rushing to circumvent Michigan’s right-to-work law before it takes effect using new long-term contracts that lock workers into paying union dues for as long as ten years. This rush … Continue reading

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