Unexpectedly! Workers Turning Against Their Unions

Meep Conservative Commune 11/26/2012

When one realizes that union bosses and the rank-and-file do not have the same interests, especially when the union bosses’ have fully-funded pensions where rank-and-file have some awfully-funded pensions, not to mention the awesome pay & bennies and that (so far) the industries going under don’t hurt the bosses, the following […]

The UAW’s last stand

Bernie Wodall, Ben Klayman and Jan Schwartz Detroit/Hamburg Reuters 12/29/2011

The United Auto Workers union is staking its future on the kind of struggle it hasn’t waged since the 1930s: a massive drive to organize hostile factories.

This time, the target is foreign car makers, whose workers have rebuffed the union repeatedly. Specifically, Reuters has […]

Allegations that NLRB’s Craig Becker is violating Obama’s ‘ethics pledge’ resurface with Boeing case

Matthew Boyle The Daily Caller 7/5/2011

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) member Craig Becker must recuse himself from the case against Boeing or violate President Barack Obama’s ethics pledge, critics say.

A union affiliated with Becker’s former employer, the AFL-CIO, is suing Boeing for opening a new factory in South Carolina, allegedly in retaliation against […]

National Labor Relations Board says Boeing can’t build plant in South Carolina

Rick Manning NetRight Daily 4/22/2011

In a stunning move well beyond the scope of their legal mandate, the Obama Administration appointee controlled National Labor Relations Board is suing Boeing Corporation for, get this, building a second production line for their new Dreamliner passenger plane in South Carolina rather than in Washington state.

At a time […]

House passes sweeping FAA bill without LaTourette’s union-loving amendment

Carol Greenberg Conservative Outlook 4/1/2011

Update: I have the names of the 16 Republicans who voted “yea” for LaTourette’s amendment:

Ros-Lehtinen, Diaz-Balart, Emerson, Gibson, Jones, King (NY), LaTourette, Smith (NJ), Grimm, Runyan, Johnson (IL), LoBiondo, Platts, Reichert, Rivera, Young (AK).

Earlier today the House passed its sweeping aviation bill pretty much down party lines, 223-196.