Town Hall: NLRB Policy Will Leave Workers Worse Off

In September 2021, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) underwent a leadership change with the appointment of Jennifer Abruzzo as General Counsel. Her appointment follows two new Democratic members, Gwynne Wilcox and David Prouty, being confirmed over the summer, resulting in a 3-2 Democratic majority. The General Counsel determines which cases are brought before the […]

American Workers Must Not Be Treated as a Pinata by Unions and Government Agencies

In June 2018, the Supreme Court removed the burden of mandatory payment of union dues by public employees.  Until then, public employees had been forced to pay at least a “fair share” portion of dues related to union costs for employee grievances and physical safety.  A  Supreme Court decision in 1977, known as Abood v. […]

Counterproductive National Labor Relations Board

During the dark days of the recent recession, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) forbade Boeing from opening an aircraft manufacturing plant in South Carolina.  The South Carolina community and state government welcomed the plant, had workers with the high quality skills suited to Boeing’s Dreamliner, and had a track record of constructive relationships between […]