Obama’s NLRB Recess Appointee Heads Back To AFL-CIO–With A Promotion!
It’s been five months since Barack Obama’s recess appointee to the National Labor Relations Board, SEIU and AFL-CIO attorney Craig Becker, stepped away from the union-controlled agency. Now, after a brief stint at Georgetown University, Becker’s headed back into the House of Labor—with a promotion from his previous AFL-CIO post. Prior to his time at the NLRB, Craig Becker was associate general counsel to both | Read More »
Union Bosses Applaud Obama’s Unconstitutional Appointments to Union-Controlled NLRB
On Wednesday afternoon, the current President of the United States did what may be described as an unconstitutional end run around the United States Senate by “recess appointing” three nominees to the National Labor Relations Board (as well as to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) even though the Senate is not in recess. Notwithstanding the CFPB appointment, Obama’s seating of the three NLRB appointees—two of whom are | Read More »
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, International Union of Operating Engineers
, John Kline
, Leo Gerard
, National Labor Relations Board
, Recess Appointments
, Richard Griffin
, Sharon Block
, Ted Kennedy
, United Steel Workers
NLRB Watch: Collusion Investigations & Another Union Nomination
Because there are several significant things going on with President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board, rather than doing several posts, the following is a summary of the more important issues this week: Barking Up The Wrong Tree on Boeing Issue? When the new four-year contract extension between Boeing and the Machinists union was ratified earlier this month, part of the agreement was that the union | Read More »
A Union Boss in Charge of Procurements? What could possibly go wrong?
If you’re anything like me, until today, you probably had very little idea what the Government Printing Office is all about. And, because there are more important things in life than keeping track of every little-known governmental agency and the administration’s various political appointees, you might have missed the White House press release letting us know that President Obama just made a whole bunch of | Read More »
The SEIU, the NLRB & Recess Appointments: A ‘Shrewd’ Obama Trick?
If you work in the private sector (except for airlines and railroads) the National Labor Relations Board (NRLB) is a little known agency that can have a huge impact on your work life. Given that the goal of union bosses is to turn millions of Americans into dues-paying union members, what happens at the NLRB is of consequence to you, whether you’re an employee or | Read More »