President Barack Obama nominated two Republicans and one Democrat to the National Labor Relations Board Wednesday on the eve of a House vote that would defund the board over unconstitutional recess appointments.
A trade agreement that has garnered broad support from a diverse array of organizations in the United States has drawn staunch opposition from labor unions and congressional Democrats.
Fisker Automotive announced today that it would cut 75 percent of its workforce after failing to secure a deal an investor, reports Bloomberg.
Supporters of Michigan’s right-to-work measure, which has been in effect for one week, are busy preparing to defend the law from powerful labor unions.
Organized labor succeeded in attaining special provisions in the illegal immigration compromise that will boost union contract prospects. The AFL-CIO and U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorsed a package of immigration reforms on Friday after months of negotiations.
Michigan will become the nation’s 24th right-to-work state Thursday, giving workers the ability to opt out of forced unionism for the first time.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) is looking to break up the state’s Prohibition-era monopoly of state liquor sales in the face of mounting union opposition.
Maryland political observers say President Barack Obama’s labor secretary nominee Thomas Perez will tilt the balance of labor relations to organized labor’s favor.
President Barack Obama’s controversial labor secretary nominee is already under fire for his selective approach to racial discrimination as well as his ties to liberal billionaire George Soros.
Government-mandated and union-backed project labor agreements (PLAs) are increasing costs on taxpayer-funded projects across the country even as local, state, and federal governments face a budget crunch.