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U.S. Chamber Comments on “OUR Walmart” Black Friday Protests

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the comments and accompanying facts below in response to “OUR Walmart” protest activities scheduled around “Black Friday” on 11/28...


Black Friday Protests Planned

By Sean P. Redmond 11/25/14

Promising the “biggest Black Friday strike to date,” the union front group OUR Walmart will once again take to the streets this week to protest the world’s largest employer, Walmart, on the biggest shopping day of the year...


Block Blocked from NLRB

By Sean P. Redmond 11/14/14

After nearly three years of controversy about the president’s picks for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), news reports this week revealed that the president has withdrawn Sharon Block’s nomination to the Board.  He has chosen instead to nominate Lauren McFerran, the chief labor counsel for the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), to replace outgoing Board Member Nancy Schiffer, whose term expires December 16...


Indiana Right-to-Work Law Upheld

By Sean P. Redmond 11/7/14

The Indiana Supreme Court yesterday upheld that state’s right-to-work law, putting an end to frivolous legal challenges that have sought to overturn it.  The ruling overturned a pair of previous rulings by Lake County judges who had declared that the right-to-work statute ran afoul of the Indiana constitution.    


The NLRB’s "D.R. Horton" Defiance

Sean P. Redmond 11/3/14

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has proved once again that its defiance of federal courts knows few bounds.  The latest example of the Board’s intransigence involves yet another case based on its errant decision in D.R. Horton...