NILRR News Clips

On February 7, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Laborers have no say in their contract U-T SanDiego.com, February 4, 2015 Farm laborers at one of the nation’s largest fruit farms, Gerawan Farming, have been pleading with the state Agricultural Labor Relations Board — an agency formed, ironically, to give farm workers a voice in their own contracts — to count their votes in […]

Obama NLRB Wants to Control Business Decisions

On April 8, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Not content with forcing all workers to join or support labor unions in order to get or keep a job, NLRB general counsel Richard Griffin wants to force employers to bargain with union bosses over relocation issues.  Kevin Glass on Hot Air has the story. NLRB general counsel Richard Griffin wants to force employers to consult […]

Big Labor Applauds Griffin’s NLRB Confirmation

On November 2, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

It’s no wonder Big Labor is rejoicing at Richard Griffin’s confirmation as the National Labor Relations Board general counsel.  Sean Higgins has the story in the Washington Examiner. The Senate voted 62-37 to end a filibuster against Griffin’s nomination and 55-44 to confirm him. The NLRB oversees labor-management conflicts in the private sector. “With today’s […]

NILRR Weekly Newsclips November 1, 2013

On November 1, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

    Top Teamster official may be sanctioned for threats Washington Examiner Online, October 31, 2013 International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James Hoffa will review possible charges against Sean O’Brien, president of IBT’s Local 25, which represents the Boston area. The charges were recommended by the Teamsters’ Independent Review Board after O’Brien threatened members […]

Foundation Attorney Comments on Obama’s Vacated Appointments

On January 28, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Since the NLRB appointments of Sharon Block and Richard Griffin are invalid, many cases decided under their tenure could be invalidated or render moot many decisions made by the Board. Bill McMorris, Washington Free Beacon, has the story: The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals said the president’s 2012 appointment of two controversial members of the […]

Obama NLRB Appointee Indicted on Racketeering Charges

On January 11, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

More indicaiton the Obama National Labor Relations Board exists to serve union bosses:  Lachan Mackay has the story in Free Beacon.com.  A recent lawsuit filed in a federal court in California alleges that National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) member Richard Griffin was complicit in a scheme to cover up embezzlement at a major labor union […]