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      Tennessee helps lead resurgence in U.S. manufacturing jobs blogs.tennessean.com, May 23, 2013 Tennessee was among the leaders in U.S. manufacturing resurgence during the first quarter of 2013, with a nearly 5 percent gain in jobs over the same period last year, according to a report from IHS Global…(Read More)

Anti-Right to Work Campaign in Ohio Roughs up the Truth www.nilrr.org, April 27th, 2013 While the importance of and need for an Ohio Right to Work law are now being recognized by more and more citizens, grass-roots proponents have yet to agree about what is the most promising approach for reaching…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

Former NLRB member Peter Kirsanow examines the qualifications of the Obama Administrations’ Secretary of Labor nominee.  Here’s the story on National Review Online. President Obama’s expected nomination of assistant attorney general Thomas Perez to be secretary of labor merits extremely close scrutiny by senators from both parties, for several concerns about Perez’s…(Read More)

    NLRB Sneak Attack on First Amendment Shopfloor.org, February 15, 2013 The NLRB is up to its sneaky ways and they are hoping to slip another precedent shattering decision under the radar.  According to the U.S. Supreme Court in the Beck decision, employees can object to a portion of union dues’ expenditures if the…(Read More)

The Washington Examiner’s Sean Higgins examines the Executive Order the president signed in 2009 which created a council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, which gives federal government employee union officials a conduit to government agency heads over and above that of the monopoly bargaining contract.   This is not only a Big Labor payback, but…(Read More)