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April 26, 2017
Working Families Flexibility Act Approved In U.S. House Education & Workforce Committee
(April 26, 2017) –– Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement in response to today’s U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee markup of the pro-worker, pro-family “Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017” (H.R. 1180):
April 26, 2017
Anti-Regulatory Agenda Needs To Include Expeditious NLRB Appointments
(April 26, 2017) – – As we approach President Trump’s first 100 days in office, and while he’s been busy rolling back regulatory red tape on small business, freeing job creators from excessive government regulation and rescuing workers from the control of Big Labor, there’s one important thing he has yet to do – and that’s fill two critical vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
April 5, 2017
Working Families Flexibility Act Offers Compelling Opportunity For Crucial Reform
(April 6, 2017) – – Today, the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing on the “Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 (H.R. 1180).”
March 30, 2017
WFI Applauds U.S. Senate Committee Vote Approving Acosta's Nomination For Labor Secretary
(March 30, 2017) – – Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement today in response to the U.S. Senate Committee on Heath, Education, Labor and Pensions’ (HELP) vote on Alexander Acosta’s nomination for U.S. Secretary of Labor:
March 27, 2017
President Trump Signs Into Law Repeal of Obama-Era "Blacklisting Rule"
(March 27, 2017) – – Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement today in response to President Donald Trump signing into law H.J. Res. 37, under the Congressional Review Act:
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March 26, 2014
Buzzfeed: 7 Times Sean “Diddy” Combs Stood With Nissan Workers By Showing Off Everything Except Nissan
We were surprised to see rapper and producer Sean “Diddy” Combs come out in support of the UAW’s efforts to unionize a Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi. We were also surprised that he actually knew what a Nissan was.
March 17, 2014
Philly and 'Nooga Remind Dangers of Ambush Union Elections
Stacked with Obama-appointed bureaucrats back in December 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided that it was in the best interests of labor bosses to severely diminish the window of time for workplace elections to just a few weeks. This, after it was well established that the vast majority of union elections in the private sector take place within 38 days with labor winning significantly more than half.
March 5, 2014
The UAW Shouldn't Get a Do-Over
The United Automobile Workers spent a reported $5 million trying to organize a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., but ultimately fell short in a 712-to-626 vote. Now, the organization has lodged a formal appeal with the National Labor Relations Board, requesting that the board permit a second election -- a do-over, if you will.
February 28, 2014
Following Chattanooga defeat, Big Labor looks to force workers into unions with ambush rule
The United Auto Workers (UAW) reportedly spent $5 million on a campaign to establish union representation at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee only to lose in a 712-to-636 vote. The outcome was called a “stinging blow for [the] U.A.W.” by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal simply referred to it as “a crushing defeat.” Given the significance of this epic failure, it is not surprising the UAW is seeking measures that would make it easier to force workers into unions, starting with the ambush election rule.
February 20, 2014
712 Reasons to Protect the Secret Ballot
Last week, Volkswagen employees at a plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee voted 712 to 626 to reject membership to the United Auto Workers (UAW), dealing a devastating defeat to organized labor. The workers' vote against unionization demonstrates just how little faith the American people have in union bosses and their false promises.
Nevada Culinary Union Bosses Continue Harassment of Tourists
Union Political Spending
Jack Welch says Obama Administration Beholden to Big Labor
Sen. Michael Bennet Opposes EFCA
Senator Michael Bennett on EFCA
Rep. John Boehner Calls on Dems to Abandon EFCA
Union Boss: EFCA by the end of the year
Obama: We are going to keep on fighting to pass EFCA
APNJ Web Video: Washington Might Make Things Worse
EFCA doesn't level the playing field for the American worker
ANHJ Web Video: Washington Might Make Things Worse
EFCA is not the right thing to do
Jim Waters of the Kentucky Bluegrass Institute on EFCA
Jack Conway Supports EFCA - even if it's a job-killer
Washington might make things worse -- 600,000 jobs worse
THE BIG LABOR PAYBACK
"Payback" Takes A New Form: So-Called Filibuster Reform
Would Kagan Need To Recuse Herself From NLRB Case?
UNION BOSSES TAKE DOWN ICONIC AMERICAN COMPANY
WHAT HOSTESS WORKERS ARE SAYING ABOUT BIG LABOR’S JOB-KILLING AGENDA
BIG LABOR'S BIG PENSION BIG SPENDING PROBLEM
MEET AFL-CIO'S NEW CO-GENERAL COUNSEL
Obama "Kept Promises" To Billion Dollar Boses
Obama's Billion Dollar Bosses Big Pension Problem
Billion Dollar Bosses Stand By Obama Administration & Payback
Obama's Billion Dollar Bosses
Who Is Big Labor’s Advocate On Quickie / Ambush Elections?
Right-To-Work States: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
Political Spending Part 1
Political Spending Part 2
EFCA Jobs Study
Meet Mary Kay Henry
Meet Richard Trumka