Quickie Gifts to Big Labor

The Wall Street Journal

The National Labor Relations Board has issued some of the Obama Administration’s worst cases of executive overreach and shows no sign of relenting. This week the NLRB jammed through two more union favors, handing Big Labor the tools to make it easier to organize new work sites, and exerting jurisdiction over almost every employer-run email system.

The Gangs of New York

The Wall Street Journal

Tourists converging on New York City for the holidays are often stunned by how expensive the hotels are. Much of that is real estate and seasonal demand, but what may be less apparent to travellers is a shakedown engineered by Big Labor and assorted corporate cronies to force non-union accommodations to organize or leave Gotham.

More to Project Labor Agreement than Meets the Eye

By John Greet, Long Beach Post

As reported here, the Long Beach City Council recently and unanimously approved a recommendation from Council members Lena Gonzalez, Robert Uranga, and Al Austin to “direct (the) City Manager to negotiate a Citywide Project Labor Agreement (PLA) with the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council, and specified Craft Councils and Local Participants.”