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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…(Read More)

The AFL-CIO has been toying iwth the idea of organizing nonunion workers for a while now.  On Thursday, Richard Trumka announced intentions to put this idea into action by courting left-wing ideological groups.  It seems the Sierra Club is considering “aligning” itself with the AFL-CIO.  How long will it be until Sierra…(Read More)

The United Food and Commercial workers, part of the original Change to Win Coalition, appears to be doing just that.  After 8 years, it looks as if they may be willing to throw their lot back with the AFL-CIO.  Richard Trumka and other AFL-CIO bosses must be overjoyed to have this prodigal producer…(Read More)

The Washington Examiner’s Sean Higgins examines the Executive Order the president signed in 2009 which created a council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, which gives federal government employee union officials a conduit to government agency heads over and above that of the monopoly bargaining contract.   This is not only a Big Labor payback, but…(Read More)

Sean Higgins discusses the high probability of an all-Democrat National Labor Relations Board in the Washington Times:   Like much of the rest of Washington, the supposedly independent National Labor Relations Board has been the scene of bare-knuckled partisan conflict for years now. But the White House may have finally found a way to…(Read More)

Sean Higgins of the Washington Examiner: My column in today’s paper is about how critics of right-to-work laws almost never bother to explain exactly what the laws do. That’s because a clear explanation tends to undermine the critics’ cases, revealing that they are essentially arguing for the right of Big Labor…(Read More)