Walmart, Big Labor and the NLRB: Time for a change

By Rick Manning Organizing Walmart has been the Great White Whale for Big Labor for the past twenty years.  Now, thanks to Obama appointees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Big Labor is having some life breathed into their efforts. The most recent decision revolves around the NLRB’s decision to investigate the nation’s leading retailer’s treatment of about 60 […]

McAuliffe victory in Virginia: A big win for Big Labor

By Tom Toth Elections have consequences On Tuesday, Terry McAuliffe edged out Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli by 2.5 percent of the electorate in a winning bid for the commonwealth’s governorship. Labor unions played no small part in manipulating the outcome of the race, lining the election coffers for McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chairman and Big Labor ally, with […]

NLRB: The little labor board that could… destroy your job

By Rick Manning The Obama Administration and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pulled the wool over the eyes of naïve Senate Republicans in agreeing to pull back two objectionable appointees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in exchange for the dropping of any filibuster threat against replacement nominees. Within 24 hours of the deal, President Obama submitted two new […]

07.19.2013 in Big Labor, NLRB, Politics by NetRight Daily 15

Joke is on Senate Republicans: Richard Griffin to be NLRB General Counsel

By Willie Deutsch In the Senate Republicans capitulation on stopping Obama’s radical nominees, their consolation prize was that Obama would withdraw his nomination of Richard Griffin and Sharon Block to the NLRB.  While Obama took advantage of this by nominating two equally radical nominees, their is a further irony. It seems Obama will take advantage of the Republican surrender by nominating […]

NLRB’s naked overreach: Lying about legitimacy

By Brad Tidwell If there’s any overarching theme to be found from the Obama Administration’s last few years in office, it’s the “we can’t wait” theme. The Obama administration has never been long on patience, oversight or precedent when it comes in opposition to their plans. One of the best examples of this has been the actions of the National […]

Supreme Court to Hear NLRB Recess Appointment Case

Earlier this year, the DC Circuit court ruled that Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB were illegal.  Today the Supreme Court has decided to hear the case in the coming term.  It will be a key separation of powers case in the coming term. Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement responding to the Supreme […]

03.22.2013 in Big Labor, Featured, NLRB, Politics by Rick Manning 11

Current Obama appointee to NLRB faces civil RICO lawsuit over union embezzlement

By Rick Manning – Richard Griffin, Jr. has had a rough 2012, and 2013 doesn’t look much better. For Griffin, 2012 started brightly as he was given a recess appointment to the National Labor Relations Board and was sworn in as a Board Member on January 9, 2012. Now, just a little more than a year later, he is fighting for […]

03.12.2013 in Big Labor, Featured, NLRB, Politics by Bill Wilson 3

NLRB Policies Help Unions, Not Workers

NRD Editor’s Note: This column originally appeared at Investor’s Business Daily. By Bill Wilson – Of all the federal agencies engaging in “bold, persistent experimentation” with our economy in recent years, U.S. President Barack Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been among the boldest, most persistent and most experimental. The problem? Its policies haven’t helped American workers (just as […]

02.28.2013 in Big Labor, NLRB, Politics by Brad Tidwell 6

NLRB Pays Two Employees $100K Each to Work for the Union

By Brad Tidwell- ALG’s FOIA request found two NLRB employees making over $100K for working on nothing but internal union issues. Americans for Limited Government (ALG) has discovered through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that there are two official time full-time employees of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) who make over $100,000 each. These are employees whose […]

NLRB Drops UFCW Walmart Black Friday Illegal Picketing Case

NRD Editor’s Note: This post first appeared at By Brad Tidwell — The National Labor Relations Board has held that the case against the UFCW’s Black Friday allegedly illegal picketing of Walmart will be held in abeyance, meaning that no legal action against the union will take place as long as the UFCW does not make any further organized […]

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