An NLRB prescription for trouble

By Aloysius Hogan, The Hill

President Obama’s nominations to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) have proven a prescription for trouble, and Lauren McFerran is no exception. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) promptly whisked McFerran to her examination — Thursday’s confirmation hearing — after her nomination last week.

Labor’s Last Chance

By Bill McMorris, The Washington Free Beacon

Labor watchdogs and attorneys fear that the Republican midterm wave may embolden unions to advance their agendas through executive branch regulators.

At the NLRB, Every Day Is Labor Day

By Rebekah Mintzer, Corporate Counsel

For many Americans, Labor Day means hanging out by the pool, hitting up some holiday sales, having a barbecue or heading off on one last vacation before summer ends and school begins. Labor Day has become so synonymous with fun and relaxation that many forget it was created to celebrate work—specifically, the labor movement.

Radical Ex-Union Lawyers Control NLRB

National Right to Work Committee

Seventy-five years ago, in unusually blunt testimony before a U.S. House panel, Joseph Padway, general counsel of the American Federation of Labor (AFL), a precursor to today’s AFL-CIO, complained how federal laws and the bureaucrats implementing them weren’t doing enough to promote union monopolies.