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The potential for a Big Labor Payback is huge as Senator Harry Reid twists arms to get Thomas Perez nominated as Department of Labor. For more details, check out the Personnel Alert on Perez on The National Right to Work Committee’s website here: If Senate Democrats bend to union bosses’ wishes, when the pendulum swings, [...]
H.R. 1120, the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act House of Representatives Education and Workforce Committee, March 13, 2013 Links to Foundation Story In January 2012, President Obama installed three so-called recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board while Congress was not in recess. In the wake of the president’s unprecedented action, efforts [...]
AFL-CIO Files Supreme Court Amicus Briefs to Support Marriage … Last May, few Democrat party constituencies were quicker and more vociferous than the union brass in commending President Obama’s public endorsement of state court decisions and statutes that change the traditional definition of marriage by formally instituting same-sex unions. The top bosses of the AFL-CIO, [...]
Darryl Brice Payne, President, and Tianni Latrice Wade, his executive Assistant, were charged with numerous conspiracies to defraud the International Longshoremen’s Associaiton, Local 1526, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Mark Young, Browardnetonline, has the story. Payne and Brown are both charged in Count 1 with conspiracy to steal money, funds, property, and other assets of the [...]
The National Institute for Labor Relations Research has tracked violence incidents since 1975. While much of their information comes from news media accounts, it is obvious that many incidents go unreported, even to police, out of fear of retaliation. Union bosses use tough economic times and free speech to exculpate union violence, their victims still suffer [...]
John Podhoretz puts a new angle on the New York City bus strike, predicting other cities will experience the same sort of trouble as public sector union bosses lose more and more power. Here’s the story in the New York Post. There’s a major labor action going on in New York City, as the [...]
Pennsylvania United Food and Commercial Workers union officials are opposing legislation that will privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania. Government control of liquor has been a plum victory for union bosses. They have given thousands in forced dues to both Republican and Democrat lawmakers to keep carrying water for forced unionism. Eric Boehm, reason.com, has the story. The United [...]
Many union bosses are assuming major victories with the new Obama Administration, the makeup of Congress and the Obama National Labor Relations Board, now that all Republicans have been removed from that Board. The National Labor Relations Board under the Obama administration is composed of former union lawyers who are more than willing to allow [...]