Labor board overreach

By Richard Berman, The Wall Street Journal

Last month, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), stacked with Democratic appointees loyal to Big Labor, enacted new procedures to govern unionization elections.

Put an end to prevailing wage

The Detroit News

The Legislature is on its way to repealing the state’s prevailing wage law. The measure artificially drives up the costs of public construction projects for schools and other government buildings. That’s bad for taxpayers, school districts and job seekers.

GOP Senators Ambush NLRB

By Bill McMorris, The Washington Free Beacon

Senate Republicans grilled the nation’s top labor regulators for undermining long-standing labor laws to benefit unions on Thursday.

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Missouri House and Senate Pass Right to Work

On May 12, Missouri took a great leap forward toward becoming the 26th right to work (RTW) state. First, the State Senate passed the bill 21-13. Then on May 13, the Missouri House sent the RTW bill to Governor Jay Nixon’s desk with a vote of 92-66.

Why the 2016 GOP race may be all about taking down unions

By Thomas Geoghegan, Reuters

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is emerging as a strong potential candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination largely because he took on the public-employee unions in his state. If he wins the White House because of his union-busting chops and for pushing right-to-work laws, maybe he’ll abolish the U.S. Labor Department, too.