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By Glenn Spencer 3/26/15 Few outside the confines of its own political appointees would consider the current administration friendly to the business community. From aggressive rulemakings to “shaming” campaigns against employers to punitive fines, businesses of all stripes are sufferin...

By Sean P. Redmond 3/20/15

The Workforce Freedom Initiative (WFI) today released a report, “Opportunity at Risk: A New Joint-Employer Standard and the Threat to Small Business.”  The report highlights the administration’s ongoing effort to redefine the concept of “joint-employment” relationships, which threatens to disrupt major sectors of the economy such as franchising and subcontracting.  

By Sean P. Redmond  3/16/15

The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) reportedly has filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seeking a representation election at Boeing’s North Charleston, South Carolina, production facility...

Ruling may curb unruly union acts By GLENN SPENCER SPECIAL TO THE LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL A recent decision by a federal court in Nevada highlights a significant problem facing the Las Vegas economy, one that threatens the livelihoods of many workers. The issue in question is unions seeki...

By Sean P. Redmond 3/9/15

With the stroke of Governor Scott Walker’s pen, Wisconsin today became the 25th state to enact right-to-work legislation.  The governor’s approval concludes a relatively short effort by the Wisconsin legislature to pass the bill through both houses. 

By Sean P. Redmond 3/3/15

Congress is considering resolutions under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to repeal the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) controversial “ambush election” rule.  Both the House and the Senate this week have introduced measures to reverse the Board’s regulatory meddling.  

By Sean P. Redmond 2/25/15

Wisconsin's legislature is considering a right-to-work bill that would make the Badger State the 25th state to adopt such legislation if it passes.  Leaders of the Wisconsin Senate and State Assembly have declared they have the votes to do just that, and late last week, Gov. Scott Walker announced that he would sign the measure when it is presented to him.  

By Sean P. Redmond 2/11/15

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) held a hearing February 11 to examine the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) controversial “ambush election” final rule.  The Committee heard testimony from a panel of labor experts who explained the enormous implications of the Board’s rule.