07.24.2019

Democrats’ forced labor unionization bill threatens jobs and tramples workers’ rights

By Rick Manning The Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 (PRO Act) is a great illustration of just how radical and out-of-touch today’s Democrat Party is. The bill, which has 179 House Democrat cosponsors and 40 Senate Democrat cosponsors, would force millions of workers into unions they oppose and destroy jobs while lining the pockets of liberal fat cat donors. […]

02.14.2012

Only way to rein in out-of-control NLRB

By Rick Manning — Who knew that the National Labor Relations Board was so important? After a year and a half of battles over whether Boeing can build a plant in a state other than Washington, and forcing the National Right to Work organization to put employee […]

07.08.2011

The Fight Against the NLRB and Quickie Elections

By Kevin Mooney and Rebekah Rast – Employers should not have any say in the matter and workers should remain uninformed. This is message the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has for private industry. In June, the three Democrats who sit on the Board proposed rule […]

09.30.2010

Obama’s Labor Board Imposes “Card Check” Type Rules on Business

On: 10/10/2010 21:57:36 In: Big Labor By Kevin Mooney If the Republicans do take control of Congress next year, it would mean “hand-to-hand combat” to preserve vital policies, President Obama declared in a October 6th radio interview. But whatever the outcome is on Election Day, the administration’s team of […]

09.21.2010

The U.S. Senate Should Support Isakson Resolution Against Union Organization

Americans for Limited Government (ALG) President Bill Wilson today urged the Senate to support a resolution of disapproval against a National Mediation Board rule that allows for union organization at railways and airlines with less than a majority of employees voting “yes.” The resolution of disapproval is […]

09.02.2010

Obama’s Labor Board Targets Dana Corp. Ruling that Allows for Secret Ballot

By Kevin Mooney — President Obama’s labor board is now positioned to overturn the landmark 2007 Dana Corp. decision that allows workers to vote out via secret ballot a union that was recognized through the card check process. This week the National Labor Relations Board […]

06.30.2010

Obama Lawyers Pursue Electronic Card Check as Alternative to Legislation

On: 07/20/2010 23:25:02 In: Big Labor By Kevin Mooney After losing out on “card check” legislation, the Obama Administration is now working aggressively through administrative channels to unravel secret ballot safeguards at the direction of organized labor. The key player here is the National Labor Relations Board […]

06.02.2010

PLAs Implemented as Payback to Labor Bosses who Lost Out on Card Check, Binding Arbitration

By Kevin Mooney – Labor bosses who have failed to secure pension obligations for their membership have successfully schemed with the Obama White House to coerce non-union workers into underfunded plans. On May 13, an unheralded executive order that would pressure federal agencies into accepting […]

01.31.2010

Federal Construction Bids for Me but Not For Thee

On: 02/09/2010 10:38:17 In: Big Labor One year ago this past Saturday President Obama signed an executive order that reshapes the bidding process for federal construction projects in a manner that is heavily weighted in favor of unionized companies. This was done as a sop to labor […]

03.31.2009

Editorial: Card-Check Last Gasp of Big Labor

On: 04/06/2009 10:07:57 In: Big Labor Last week, the Washington Examiner reported that 17 senators and representatives from nine states refused to comment on whether they would return some $359,000 they had taken in 2006 and 2008 from five labor unions “with significant internal corruption problems.” Which is no wonder. According to top researcher at Americans for Limited Government, Don Todd , “Labor leaders […]

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