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March 4, 2015
WFI Applauds Senate Vote To Stop “Ambush” Elections
(March 4, 2015) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today expressed
its support for the U.S. Senate’s vote to stop President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board
(NLRB) from imposing “ambush” elections on Americans. This comes in the face of President
Obama’s veto threat against this measure, demonstrating yet again that he chooses to stand with
Big Labor bosses over workers and small businesses.
June 30, 2014
WFI Responds To Supreme Court Ruling Rejecting Forced Unionization Of In-Home Workers
(June 30, 2014) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today responded to the decision reached by the U.S. Supreme Court in Harris versus Quinn finding that in-home workers in the state of Illinois cannot be forced to pay union dues:
June 26, 2014
WFI Responds to Supreme Court Ruling On President Obama's Unconstitutional NLRB Appointments
(June 26, 2014) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today responded to the decision reached by the U.S. Supreme Court concerning President Obama’s unconstitutional appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):
April 11, 2014
WFI Releases Comments Made Before NLRB Concerning "Amubsh" Elections
(April 11, 2014) – The attached statement will be made today by Fred Wszolek of the Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concerning “ambush” elections
April 9, 2014
WFI Supports Congressional Action Against "Ambush" Elections
(April 9, 2014) – This week, the U.S. House Committee on Education & the Workforce will mark up two very important pieces of legislation: the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 4320), and the Employee Privacy Protection Act (H.R. 4321). I applaud the efforts of the committee, and its chairman, John Kline, as well Phil Roe, chairman of the Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee, on their work to protect the freedoms of American workers.
WFI In The News
March 26, 2014
Buzzfeed: 7 Times Sean “Diddy” Combs Stood With Nissan Workers By Showing Off Everything Except Nissan
We were surprised to see rapper and producer Sean “Diddy” Combs come out in support of the UAW’s efforts to unionize a Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi. We were also surprised that he actually knew what a Nissan was.
March 17, 2014
Philly and 'Nooga Remind Dangers of Ambush Union Elections
Stacked with Obama-appointed bureaucrats back in December 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided that it was in the best interests of labor bosses to severely diminish the window of time for workplace elections to just a few weeks. This, after it was well established that the vast majority of union elections in the private sector take place within 38 days with labor winning significantly more than half.
March 5, 2014
The UAW Shouldn't Get a Do-Over
The United Automobile Workers spent a reported $5 million trying to organize a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., but ultimately fell short in a 712-to-626 vote. Now, the organization has lodged a formal appeal with the National Labor Relations Board, requesting that the board permit a second election -- a do-over, if you will.
February 28, 2014
Following Chattanooga defeat, Big Labor looks to force workers into unions with ambush rule
The United Auto Workers (UAW) reportedly spent $5 million on a campaign to establish union representation at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee only to lose in a 712-to-636 vote. The outcome was called a “stinging blow for [the] U.A.W.” by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal simply referred to it as “a crushing defeat.” Given the significance of this epic failure, it is not surprising the UAW is seeking measures that would make it easier to force workers into unions, starting with the ambush election rule.
February 20, 2014
712 Reasons to Protect the Secret Ballot
Last week, Volkswagen employees at a plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee voted 712 to 626 to reject membership to the United Auto Workers (UAW), dealing a devastating defeat to organized labor. The workers' vote against unionization demonstrates just how little faith the American people have in union bosses and their false promises.
Nevada Culinary Union Bosses Continue Harassment of Tourists
Union Political Spending
Jack Welch says Obama Administration Beholden to Big Labor
Sen. Michael Bennet Opposes EFCA
Senator Michael Bennett on EFCA
Rep. John Boehner Calls on Dems to Abandon EFCA
Union Boss: EFCA by the end of the year
Obama: We are going to keep on fighting to pass EFCA
APNJ Web Video: Washington Might Make Things Worse
EFCA doesn't level the playing field for the American worker
ANHJ Web Video: Washington Might Make Things Worse
EFCA is not the right thing to do
Jim Waters of the Kentucky Bluegrass Institute on EFCA
Jack Conway Supports EFCA - even if it's a job-killer
Washington might make things worse -- 600,000 jobs worse
THE BIG LABOR PAYBACK
"Payback" Takes A New Form: So-Called Filibuster Reform
Would Kagan Need To Recuse Herself From NLRB Case?
UNION BOSSES TAKE DOWN ICONIC AMERICAN COMPANY
WHAT HOSTESS WORKERS ARE SAYING ABOUT BIG LABOR’S JOB-KILLING AGENDA
BIG LABOR'S BIG PENSION BIG SPENDING PROBLEM
MEET AFL-CIO'S NEW CO-GENERAL COUNSEL
Obama "Kept Promises" To Billion Dollar Boses
Obama's Billion Dollar Bosses Big Pension Problem
Billion Dollar Bosses Stand By Obama Administration & Payback
Obama's Billion Dollar Bosses
Who Is Big Labor’s Advocate On Quickie / Ambush Elections?
Right-To-Work States: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
Political Spending Part 1
Political Spending Part 2
EFCA Jobs Study
Meet Mary Kay Henry
Meet Richard Trumka