DEVELOPING… Barack Obama made more controversial, and possibly unconstitutional recess appointments Wednesday afternoon. After appointing Richard Cordray as the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this morning, Obama decided it was time to fill three open seats on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The new NLRB appointees are Sharon Block, Terence F. Flynn, and Richard Griffin.
By Frank McCaffrey — The National Labor Relations Board made an interesting move in 2011. It tried to block a business strategy of Boeing’s and demonstrated that it is abusing its power. See how this made our Top 11 Big Gov’t Busts of 2011.
This is an excellent move by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina). Senator Graham is calling for an investigation to determine if the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and labor union collaborated on their attacks against businesses seeking favorable business environments free of Big Labor intimidation. From Senator Graham’s press release: U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) is calling for a […]
Americans for Limited Government (ALG) President Bill Wilson today called comments by National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Lafe Solomon “a deplorable threat against any company that is considering moving operations to a right-to-work state.” Although the NLRB’s recent dispute with Boeing after the company set up a manufacturing operation in right-to-work South Carolina has been resolved, now Solomon […]
The Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act passed the House yesterday, 235-188. As Bill Wilson, President of Americans for Limited Government said about the bill, “The House is to be praised for voting on legislation that will kill the NLRB’s attempt to institute snap elections on behalf of union organizers. The rule, if implemented, will shorten the time businesses have to […]
The release of e-mails by Judicial Watch from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) discussing its controversial decision to attempt to stop Boeing Corporation from building a production facility in South Carolina should raise concern across America. The e-mails, released due to a Freedom of Information Act request by Judicial Watch, show NLRB acting counsel Lafe Solomon stating, “We screwed […]
Pelosi has finally said what we all knew to be true. She would rather see a union job than any job at all: (H/T Lachlan Markay)
By Rick Manning — The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) finds itself in the news again as a federal court ruled that its lawsuit against the states of Arizona and South Dakota can move ahead. The heinous crime committed by these states (along with South Carolina and Utah, which are not being sued) that drew the ire of the NLRB? […]
As originally published at The Washington Examiner. By Bill Wilson — Even before the lingering recession compelled companies to shed additional anti-competitive encumbrances, labor unions were already on the decline in America. Not even an unprecedented bonanza of government bailouts, multibillion-dollar loans and other taxpayer-funded subsidies has been able to prop up Big Labor. Moreover, the increasingly militant, anti-free market […]
By Frank McCaffrey — The National Basketball Association lockout has a lot to do with the National Labor Relations Board. We spoke with ALG Counsel Nathan Mehrens about how this government organization is working to help millionaires in the NBA. Reporter Frank McCaffrey has the story.