Tag Archives: pro-labor

Unionism in Wisconsin and the GOP Race

When Governor Scott Walker signed into law a bill stripping public sector employees of their collective bargaining rights, he put himself in the political crosshairs of the union movement in Wisconsin. To date, recall efforts have reached a fever pitch, with Walker’s opponents collecting over 1,000,000 petition signatures to put him on a recall ballot […]

Obama’s NLRB Recess Appointments Receive Praise, Criticism

Adding to the already intense politicking of the 2012 presidential race, Republicans have found yet another reason to criticize President Obama’s leadership while receiving high praise from pro-labor groups. Two days before Congress dismissed for the 2011 winter holidays, President Obama appointed three new members to the National Labor Relations Board which allows the NLRB to […]