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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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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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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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Sen. McConnell: “Threat of Nuclear Option Is Really a Pretext for Power Grab”

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell recently made remarks on the Senate floor regarding what he termed a ‘culture of intimidation’ that exists in which Big Labor allies in the Senate, such as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, are threatening … Continue reading

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Hey Senate! It’s Your Move On Obama Labor Board

By WFI Staff While the U.S. House passed the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor Management Relations Act (H.R. 1120) questions loom on the bill’s fate as it makes its next stop in the U.S. Senate.  Will the Senate pass it?  … 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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Court of Appeals Rules Obama Recess Appointments were Unconstitutional

In a major setback for the Obama Administration, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today issued a ruling the found the President violated the Constitution when he pushed the recess appointments of Richard Griffin and Sharon Block … Continue reading

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