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600 Workers To Be Fired As Controversial Activist Judge Sides With Obama-NLRB & SEIU Strikers

Judicial activist chooses Democratic party pals over patient care…

SEIU-SocialismFrom RedState.com, By: LaborUnionReport (Diary, December 12th, 2012 – A Democrat-appointed federal judge with a controversial past and a “weird record of empathy for those accused of sexual crimes involving children” has sided with Barack Obama’s National Labor Relations Board and the Service Employees International Union by ordering a nursing home chain whose SEIU workers are striking to reinstate the strikers. The judge’s decision to side with the NLRB and SEIU will cause more than 600 replacement caregivers’ employment to be terminated.

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Group sues NLRB for Boeing documents

by Keith Laing – 08/16/11 05:01 PM ET – A conservative legal watchdog group has sued the National Labor Relations Board for documents related to its case against airplane manufacturer Boeing that the panel has been hesitant to release. Continue reading →

The Right to Work: A Fundamental Freedom

Mark Mix

BOEING IS A GREAT AMERICAN COMPANY. Recently it has built a second production line—its other is in Washington State—in South Carolina for its 787 Dreamliner airplane, creating 1,000 jobs there so far. Who knows what factors led to its decision to do this? As with all such business decisions, there were many. But the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)—a five-member agency created in 1935 by the Wagner Act (about which I will speak momentarily)—has taken exception to this decision, ultimately based on the fact that South Carolina is a right-to-work state. That is, South Carolina, like 21 other states today, protects a worker’s right not only to join a union, but also to make the choice not to join or financially support a union. Continue reading →

Abbott Challenges Federal Interference With Job Creation, States’ Right-To-Work Laws

Texas & S. Carolina lead bipartisan coalition opposing meritless challenge to Boeing’s expansion into right-to-work state by NLRB

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – “At a time when 13.9 million Americans are unemployed and the nation’s unemployment rate is 9.1%, the NLRB is threatening to micromanage private sector investment decisions, punish states that protect their citizens from forced union membership, and discourage the creation of jobs that are desperately needed by families across the country,” said Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott while filing an amicus brief on behalf of a bipartisan, 16-state coalition that opposes the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) proposal to punish employers for creating new jobs in right-to-work states. Continue reading →