• ICYMI: The Woody Allen Rule
    May 15, 2012  - Some of the Obama Administration's worst regulatory abuses have arrived via the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)—think of its lawsuit to stop Boeing from making airplanes in the right-to-work state of South Carolina. But such overreach is too much for at least one federal judge, who on Monday ... More
  • ICYMI: House and Senate Join in Opposition to NLRB’s Ambush Election Scheme
    Feb 17, 2012  - Yesterday, 65 members of the House of Representatives and 44 United States Senators introduced a resolution under the Congressional Review Act that will block the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) recent ambush election rule. In December, the NLRB finalized the first phase of its anti-worker ... More
  • Obama's Reckless Recess Ploy
    Jan 6, 2012  - President Obama recently named three “recess” appointments to the National Labor Relations Board, despite the fact the U.S. Senate is not actually in recess. The president’s announcement has raised a host of legal and constitutional questions that will plague the work of the new board. As House Comm... More
  • Kline Discusses NLRB Recess Appointments on Bill Bennett’s “Morning in America” Radio Show
    Jan 5, 2012  - U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today appeared on Bill Bennett’s “Morning in America” radio program to discuss the president’s decision to appoint three new members to the National Labor Relations Board without Senate approval. “The National Labor Relat... More
  • ICYMI: House Reaffirms Long-Standing Workforce Protections
    Dec 1, 2011  - On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed with bipartisan support legislation to protect employers' free speech and workers' free choice in a union election. The Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094) rolls back the Obama National Labor Relations Board's devastating ambush ele... More
  • Opposition to NLRB’s Activist Agenda Intensifies
    Nov 29, 2011  - Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will hold a vote on the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094). This commonsense legislation is a key component of House Republicans’ efforts to protect American workplaces from the radical agenda of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In ... More
  • ICYMI: The NLRB Putsch
    Nov 25, 2011  - The NLRB Putsch The descent of the National Labor Relations Board from independent referee to a wholly owned AFL-CIO subsidiary is speeding up. Now its two Democratic appointees are attempting to ram through a new rule requiring quickie organizing elections, with barely any notice and little consul... More