Workforce Fairness Institute

Archive of WFI Press Releases:


April 5, 2017
Working Families Flexibility Act Offers Compelling Opportunity For Crucial Reform

(April 6, 2017)  – – Today, the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing on the “Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 (H.R. 1180).”


March 30, 2017
WFI Applauds U.S. Senate Committee Vote Approving Acosta's Nomination For Labor Secretary

(March 30, 2017)  – – Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement today in response to the U.S. Senate Committee on Heath, Education, Labor and Pensions’ (HELP) vote on Alexander Acosta’s nomination for U.S. Secretary of Labor:


March 27, 2017
President Trump Signs Into Law Repeal of Obama-Era "Blacklisting Rule"

(March 27, 2017)  – – Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement today in response to President Donald Trump signing into law H.J. Res. 37, under the Congressional Review Act:


March 24, 2017
How President Trump Can Restore Sanity To America's Labor Laws

(March 24, 2017)  – – In President Trump’s first two months in office, it’s become abundantly clear that his administration is serious and well on its way to getting our economy back on track after eight years of burdensome and detrimental regulations.


March 22, 2017
Acosta Confirmation Hearing Shows He's The Right Man for Labor Department Job

(March 22, 2017)  – – Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement in response to today’s confirmation hearing in the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions concerning Alexander Acosta’s nomination for U.S. Secretary of Labor:


March 7, 2017
Workforce Fairness Institute Praises Passage Of Repeal Of Obama-Era Contracting Rules

(March 7, 2017)  – – Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement today in response to the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Congressional Review Act repealing the misguided Obama-era ‘blacklisting rule’ for federal contractors


March 3, 2017
ICYMI: Senate Should Swiftly Confirm Acosta

(March 3, 2017)  – – After eight years of crippling regulations and policies detrimental to American workers, the Trump administration is committed to getting our nation back on track through free-market ideals that will grow our economy and create jobs.


February 16, 2017
Workforce Fairness Institute Releases Statement On The Nomination Of Alexander Acosta For Labor Secretary

(February 16, 2017)  – – Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement in response to today’s announcement by President Donald Trump that Alexander Acosta is his nominee to serve as the next United States Secretary of Labor:



February 14, 2017
WFI Commends Subcommittee ON Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions For NLRB Reform Hearing

(February 14, 2017)  – – Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement in support of today’s hearing on National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reform


February 9, 2017
ICYMI: Trump Administration Takes First Step To Kill Overtime Rule

(February 9, 2017)  – – It shouldn’t be news to anyone that the Obama Administration’s Department of Labor did far more to line the pockets of Big Labor than it did to advance pro-worker and pro-business policies.


February 9, 2017
President Trump: NLRB Needs Vacant Seats Filled

(February 9, 2017)  – – The Trump administration has wasted no time rolling back several of the onerous Obama-era regulations that have stifled employee freedom, crippled economic growth and hurt small businesses alike.



March 4, 2015
WFI Applauds Senate Vote To Stop “Ambush” Elections

(March 4, 2015)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today expressed its support for the U.S. Senate’s vote to stop President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from imposing “ambush” elections on Americans. This comes in the face of President Obama’s veto threat against this measure, demonstrating yet again that he chooses to stand with Big Labor bosses over workers and small businesses.


June 30, 2014
WFI Responds To Supreme Court Ruling Rejecting Forced Unionization Of In-Home Workers

(June 30, 2014)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today responded to the decision reached by the U.S. Supreme Court in Harris versus Quinn finding that in-home workers in the state of Illinois cannot be forced to pay union dues:


June 26, 2014
WFI Responds to Supreme Court Ruling On President Obama's Unconstitutional NLRB Appointments

(June 26, 2014)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today responded to the decision reached by the U.S. Supreme Court concerning President Obama’s unconstitutional appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


April 11, 2014
WFI Releases Comments Made Before NLRB Concerning "Amubsh" Elections

(April 11, 2014)  – The attached statement will be made today by Fred Wszolek of the Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concerning “ambush” elections


April 9, 2014
WFI Supports Congressional Action Against "Ambush" Elections

(April 9, 2014)  – This week, the U.S. House Committee on Education & the Workforce will mark up two very important pieces of legislation: the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 4320), and the Employee Privacy Protection Act (H.R. 4321). I applaud the efforts of the committee, and its chairman, John Kline, as well Phil Roe, chairman of the Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee, on their work to protect the freedoms of American workers.


March 27, 2014
WFI Responds To Congress Taking On “Ambush” Elections

(March 27, 2014)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today responded to the introduction of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate:


March 18, 2014
Union Bosses Organize More Attacks Against American Employers

(March 18, 2014)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today responded to labor orchestrated protests concerning so-called ‘wage theft’:


February 14, 2014
VW Workers At Tennessee Plant Reject Union.

(February 14, 2014)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) issued the following statement in response to Volkswagen employees rejecting the unionization efforts of the United Auto Workers (UAW):


February 5, 2014
WFI Responds To Obama Labor Board's Ambush Elections

(February 5, 2014)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking in relation to “quickie” or “ambush” elections:


December 19, 2013
AFL-CIO Boss Dodges Legislative Nuclear Option Question

(December 19, 2013)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) issued the following statement in response to Richard Trumka, president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) who participated this morning in Politico’s Playbook Breakfast:


November 21, 2013
Alliance Thanks Culinary 226 For Splitting The Bill With Clark County Taxpayers

(November 21, 2013)  – Las Vegas, NV – Today, the Alliance to Protect Nevada Jobs is announcing it learned that the Culinary Union 226 protest held on Friday, November 1st employed over 60 police officers to babysit the "civil disobediences" on the part of labor bosses.


November 14, 2013
WFI Statement Concerning U.S. Supreme Court Arguments Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall Comes Before High Court

(November 13, 2013)  – Washington, D.C. – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in conjunction with arguments made before the U.S. Supreme Court in Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall.


November 5, 2013
Alliance Releases New Video Showing Culinary Union Boss Protests Result In Violence

(November 5, 2013)  – Las Vegas, NV – The Alliance to Protect Nevada Jobs (APNJ) responded today to a letter sent on behalf of union bosses at the Culinary Union Local 226 to the Clark County Commissioners by releasing new footage discrediting their argument.


October 31, 2013
Local Culinary Union 226 Continues Quest To Drain Clark County Taxpayers

(October 31, 2013)  – With Las Vegas Metro Police Stretched Thin, Union Thugs Are Diverting Attention Away From Critical Public Services.


October 30, 2013
Alliance To Protect Nevada Jobs Calls On Clark County Commissioners To Take Action Against Union Boss Harassment Tactics

(October 30, 2013)  – Las Vegas, NV – Today, the Alliance to Protect Nevada Jobs (APNJ) sent a letter to the Chairman and Commissioners of Clark County and the Clark County District Attorney asking them to enforce the law and arrest Culinary Union Local 226 picketers who are inciting aggression by attacking tourists visiting Las Vegas, while protesting on the strip.


October 29, 2013
WFI Responds To Griffin Cloture Vote

Washington, D.C. (October 29, 2013)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate voting on cloture on the nomination of Richard Griffin as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


October 18, 2013
Alliance Continues Presence At Cosmopolitan This Weekend

(October 18, 2013)  – Las Vegas, NV – Yesterday, the Alliance to Protect Nevada Jobs (APNJ) called on citizens and legislators to publicly denounce the guerilla tactics from Local Culinary Union 226 and invited them to sign an online petition, which can be found here.


October 4, 2013
Alliance To Hold Counter Event At Cosmopolitan This Weekend

(October 4, 2013)  – Las Vegas, NV – On Saturday, the Alliance to Protect Nevada Jobs (APNJ) will be on hand to thank tourists entering and exiting the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino for visiting Las Vegas.


Footage Shows Culinary Union 226 Union Bosses Calling Las Vegas Tourists "Losers"& "Jerks" During Protests

Las Vegas, NV Today, the Alliance to Protect Nevada Jobs (APNJ) released footage from last weekend’s protests orchestrated by union bosses with the Culinary 226 calling tourists visiting Las Vegas “losers” and “jerks.” Rather than negotiate in good faith, local union bosses have organized unsavory protests on the strip, hurling obscenities at tourists and deterring them from supporting the local economy.
WFI Responds to Employee Claims, Recommends Secret Ballot

Washington, D.C. (September 29, 2013)  The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today authored a letter to Mr. Martin Winterkorn addressing claims from the Chattanooga Volkswagon plant's employees. Eight employees have filed lawsuits against the UAW in regards to falsehoods and misleading information they were provided by union members:

September 18, 2013
WFI Responds To Griffin Committee Vote

Washington, D.C. (September 18, 2013)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) voting on the nomination of Richard Griffin as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


August 21, 2013
WFI Responds To Perez Swearing In

Washington, D.C. (September 4, 2013)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the swearing in of Thomas E. Perez as the U.S. Secretary of Labor:


August 21, 2013
Has The Obama Labor Board Learned Its Lesson?

Washington, D.C. (August 21, 2013)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to a ruling by a federal district judge that the appointment of Lafe Solomon as acting general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was not valid under the Federal Vacancies Reform Act:


August 2, 2013
WFI Responds To Griffin Nomination As General Counsel

Washington, D.C. (August 2, 2013)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the nomination of Richard Griffin as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)


July 30, 2013
WFI Responds To Senate Confirmation Of Complete National Labor Relations Board

Washington, D.C. (July 30, 2013)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate voting in favor of confirmation of five members to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)


July 18, 2013
Billion Dollar Bosses To Receive More Payback From Obama White House

Washington, D.C. (July 18, 2013)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement after it was reported President Obama is considering offering Richard Griffin the post of general counsel at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) despite his acceptance of a “recess” appointment that three federal appeals courts have found to be unconstitutional and his role as a defendant in an embezzlement and racketeering lawsuit:


July 16, 2013
Billion Dollar Bosses Buy Their Board Nominees

Washington, D.C. (July 16, 2013) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to news reports that President Obama will nominate Nancy Schiffer and Kent Hirozawa to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


July 17, 2013
WFI Responds To Agreement On “Nuclear Option”

The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to news reports concerning an agreement that has been reached addressing the “nuclear option”:


July 16, 2013
Senator Reid Opens Door To Card Check Legislation

The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid saying earlier today that the 60-vote threshold could be changed to affect legislation, in addition to the “nuclear option” which would end the filibuster on executive nominations.


July 11, 2013
WFI Reacts To Vote On Amendment Defunding Obama’s Micro-Unions

The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the vote in the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations concerning an amendment offered by Senator Lindsey Graham which would have disallowed any taxpayer resources from being dedicated toward implementing the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Specialty Healthcare case, better known as the micro-union decision.


July 10, 2013
WFI Responds To AFL-CIO Boss On “Nuclear Option"

The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to Richard Trumka, president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), concerning the so-called “nuclear option”:


June 24, 2013
WFI Responds To Supreme Court Review Of Obama Recess Appointments

The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court deciding to review the NLRB v. Noel Canning decision:


June 14, 2013
Workforce Fairness Institute Announces Support For National Employee Freedom Week

The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement to announce its support for National Employee Freedom Week (NEFW):


June 13, 2013
WFI Responds To Introduction Of Senate & House Legislation

The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to members of the U.S. Senate and House introducing legislation which will defend the hard-earned rights of American employees and employers that are under attack by union bosses:


May 24, 2013
WFI Responds To Solomon Re-Nomination

Washington, D.C. (May 24, 2013) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to President Obama re-nominating Lafe Solomon to the position of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel:


May 22, 2013
WFI Responds To Committee Vote On Board Nominees

Washington, D.C. (May 22, 2013) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) voting to send the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) nominees to the full Senate:


May 16, 2013
WFI Responds To Another Appeals Court Concluding Obama Appointments Unconstitutional

Washington, D.C. (May 16, 2013) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit finding President Obama’s “recess” appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) unconstitutional.


April 26, 2013
WFI Praises Senate Introduction Of Preventing Greater Uncertainty In Labor-Management Relations Act

Washington, D.C. (April 26, 2013) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the introduction in the U.S. Senate of the U.S. House-passed Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act:


April 25, 2013
WFI Responds To Obama Administration Challenge To D.C. Circuit Court Ruling

Washington, D.C. (April 25, 2013) –Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s Department of Justice seeking to have the United States Supreme Court overturn a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Noel Canning v. NLRB:


April 12, 2013
WFI Responds To U.S. House Passage Of The Preventing Greater Uncertainty In Labor-Management Relations Act

Washington, D.C. (April 12, 2013) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to passage in the U.S. House of the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act (H.R. 1120):


April 9, 2013
WFI Responds To Nominations To Obama Labor Board

Washington, D.C. (April 9, 2013) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the nominations announced to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


March 14, 2013
WFI Announces Support For Preventing Greater Uncertainty In Labor-Management Relations Act

Washington, D.C. (March 14, 2013) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Phil Roe, the Chairman of the Education & Workforce Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions:


March 12, 2013
WFI Responds To Obama Administration Effort To Overturn D.C. Circuit Ruling

Washington, D.C. (March 12, 2013) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to efforts undertaken by the U.S. Department of Justice and National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to have the U.S. Supreme Court review the recent ruling in Noel Canning v. NLRB by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit:


March 8, 2013
WFI Announces Support For House Legislation To Stop Obama Labor Board

Washington, D.C. (March 8, 2013)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement regarding the introduction of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Steve Womack which would stop the current National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from enforcing any rules, regulations or decisions the government agency has issued since January 2012:


February 13, 2013
Workforce Fairness Institute Responds To NLRB Nominations

Washington, D.C. (February 13, 2013)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to news reports that President Obama has re-nominated Richard Griffin and Sharon Block to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


January 31, 2013
WFI Announces Support For Senate Legislation

Washington, D.C. (January 31, 2013)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement regarding the introduction in the U.S. Senate of "The Advice and Consent Restoration Act and "NLRB Freeze Act of 2013":


January 25, 2013
WFI Reacts To D.C. Circuit Court Ruling

Washington, D.C. (January 25, 2013)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit:


January 15, 2013
Workforce Fairness Institute Calls On Richard Griffin To Resign

Washington, D.C. (January 15, 2013)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement calling on National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Member Richard Griffin to resign effective immediately:


January 10, 2013
Labor Nomination Affords Obama Administration Opportunity To Demonstrate Commitment To Job Creation

Washington, D.C. (January 10, 2013)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the resignation of Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis:


January 3, 2013
Labor Board Violates Tradition In Making One-Sided Decisions

Washington, D.C. (January 3, 2013)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continuing to issue decisions on cases absent any balance or countervailing voices:


December 17, 2012
Filibuster Changes Open Door For Union Boss Payback

Washington, D.C. (December 17, 2012)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the conclusion of Brian Hayes’ term on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) at midnight on December 16, 2012:


December 3, 2012
Filibuster Changes Open Door For Union Boss Payback

Washington, D.C. (December 3, 2012)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to news reports that some U.S. Senators – with the support of the White House – are seeking to alter the rules and eliminate cloture votes:


October 26, 2012
Jon Tester’s Biggest Supporters: Big Banks & Big Labor

Washington, D.C. (October 26, 2012)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) – an organization committed to educating voters, employers, employees and citizens about issues affecting the workplace – today unveiled a new advertising campaign and video highlighting Senator Jon Tester’s connections to big Wall Street bankers and Big Labor bosses.


September 6, 2012
Union Boss Says Obama Would Support EFCA In Second Term

Washington, D.C. (September 6, 2012)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to Jimmy Hoffa, General President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters stating President Barack Obama will seek to enact job-killing measures and Big Labor paybacks in a second term, namely the Employee 'Forced' Choice Act (EFCA)


July 18, 2012
WFI Urges House Subcommittee To Stop Micro-Unions

Washington, D.C. (July 18, 2012)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement urging members of the U.S. House Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee to support a measure stopping micro-unions in its FY 2013 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill. In August 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided in the Specialty Healthcare case to upend nearly half a century of labor law allowing the formation of multiple small unions with varying interests and agendas under one workplace’s roof.


June 14, 2012
WFI Reacts To Vote On Amendment Defunding Obama’s Micro-Unions

Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2012)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the vote in the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations concerning an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2013 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill offered by Senator Lindsey Graham which would have disallowed any taxpayer resources from being dedicated to implementing the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Specialty Healthcare or micro-union decision:


June 13, 2012
WFI Responds To Amendment Defunding Obama’s Micro-Unions

Washington, D.C. (June 13, 2012)  –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations intends to vote on an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2013 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill offered by Senator Lindsey Graham which will disallow any taxpayer resources from being dedicated to implementing the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Specialty Healthcare or micro-union decision:


April 24, 2012
WFI Responds To Senate Vote On Ambush Elections

Washington, D.C. (April 24, 2012)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate vote on S. J. Res. 36, a joint resolution of disapproval concerning the reckless ambush election rule recently passed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


April 23, 2012
President Obama Stands With Billion Dollar Bosses

Washington, D.C. (April 23, 2012)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that President Obama will veto a joint resolution of disapproval undoing a rule change recently made by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concerning ambush elections should it arrive on his desk:


March 23, 2012
Taxpayer-Funded Government Agency Does Big Labor's Bidding Promoting Unionization

Washington, D.C. (March 23, 2012)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will undertake an effort to promote unionization in private sector businesses:


February 14, 2012
President’s Budget Increases Funding To Job-Killing Regulatory Agency

Washington, D.C. (February 14, 2012)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s fiscal 2013 budget proposal:


February 7, 2012
FAA Legislation Protects Workers In Critical Transportation Sector

Washington, D.C. (February 7, 2012)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to House and Senate approval of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) legislation:


January 23, 2012
Obama Labor Board Recess Appointee: “Clear Conflict Of Interest”

Washington, D.C. (January 23, 2012)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that President Obama’s recess appointee Richard Griffin to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “will continue to receive payments from a major labor union during his time on the board.”


January 21, 2012
FAA Agreement Defends Worker Rights

Washington, D.C. (January 21, 2012)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that Congressional leaders have reached an agreement on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) legislation:


January 12, 2012
Justice Department Contradicts Itself On Recess Appointments

Washington, D.C. (January 12, 2012)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) Office of Legal Counsel releasing an opinion backing the legality of President Obama’s  recess appointments in spite of the fact that very same office previously disputed the finding as did Obama’s solicitor general office:


January 4, 2012
President Obama Delivers Payback To Big Labor

Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2012)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to President Obama recess appointing Richard Griffin and Sharon Block to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


January 4, 2012
Will Obama Deliver More Payback To Big Labor Under The Guise Of Protecting American Consumers?

Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2012)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that White House lawyers have concluded “President Obama has the legal authority to name Richard Cordray head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) through a recess appointment”:


December 31, 2011
Will Obama Labor Board Issue Last Minute Job-Killing Decisions?

Washington, D.C. (December 31, 2011)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in anticipation that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is working overtime during the holiday season and in advance of labor radical Craig Becker's term ending to reach decisions on cases that will force more workers into unions and kill more jobs during one of the worst economic downturns in our nation's history:


December21, 2011
Obama Labor Board Fires Parting, Job-Killing Shot At American Employers

Washington, D.C. (December 21, 2011)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) finalizing rules for “quickie” or “ambush” elections, which will soon be published in the Federal Register:


December15, 2011
WFI Responds To NLRB Nominations

Washington, D.C. (December 15, 2011)  – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the nominations of Sharon Block and Richard Griffin to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


December 6, 2011
WFI Calls Out George Miller As A Hypocrite

Washington, D.C. (December 6, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to attempts by Congressman George Miller to malign National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Member Brian Hayes without any apparent evidence, while completely ignoring Big Labor puppet Craig Becker’s glaring and reported conflict of interest:


December 2, 2011
WFI Applauds Introduction Of Legislation Ensuring Fairness In Airline & Railway Elections

Washington, D.C. (December 2, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to legislation introduced by Congressman John Mica ensuring there is fairness in airline and railway elections:


November 30, 2011
WFI Responds To House Passage Of Workforce Democracy & Fairness Act

Washington, D.C. (November 30, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the U.S. House of Representatives voting in favor of the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act:


November 30, 2011
North Carolina State Officials Have A Choice: Stand With Workers Or Labor Bosses

Washington, D.C. (October 26, 2011) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that the North Carolina House passed a resolution calling on the Democratic National Convention to respect that state's right-to-work law and hire state workers as opposed to rewarding companies run by union bosses:


November 29, 2011
WFI Statement On NLRB-Released Details Concerning "Quickie" Elections

Washington, D.C. (November 19, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to details released by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concerning tomorrow's vote on "quickie" or "ambush" elections:



November 19, 2011
WFI Statement On Obama Labor Board & Ambush Elections

Washington, D.C. (November 19, 2011) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has scheduled a vote on November 30th concerning controversial changes to workplace election rules, which would result in workers and businesses not having the opportunity to have their voices heard in response to organizing efforts:


November 3, 2011
WFI Statement In Response To Gerald McEntee Stepping Down

Washington, D.C. (November 3, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) President Gerald McEntee stepping down:


October 26, 2011
WFI Lauds Committee Approval Of Workforce Democracy & Fairness Act

Washington, D.C. (October 26, 2011) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce approving the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094):


October 26, 2011
Another Obama Administration Payback To Big Labor “Can’t Wait”

Washington, D.C. (October 26, 2011) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that President Obama’s Department of Labor will issue a rule resulting in less financial disclosure on the part of union bosses at the same time it considers a regulation requiring employers to provide detailed and confidential information, which will have the effect of preventing employees from hearing both sides of the unionization debate.


October 7, 2011
WFI Responds To Introduction Of Senate Legislation Prohibiting Forced Unionization

Washington, D.C. (October 7, 2011) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the introduction of legislation in the U.S. Senate (S. 1666) prohibiting the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from obligating businesses to place notices at worksites encouraging unionization:


October 5, 2011
WFI Responds To Introduction Of Workforce Democracy & Fairness Act

Washington, D.C. (October 5, 2011) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094):


September 29, 2011
WFI Responds To House Appropriations Committee 2012 Labor, Health & Human Services Funding Bill

Washington, D.C. (September 29, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the House Appropriations Committee's 2012 Labor, Health and Human Services funding bill:


September 22, 2011
Senator Ben Nelson Stands With Union Bosses, Deserts Nebraska Employers

Washington, D.C. (September 22, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to Senator Ben Nelson voting against a measure in the Senate Appropriations Committee de-funding any efforts on the part of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concerning its complaint against the Boeing Company:


September 15, 2011
WFI Issues Statement On Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act

Washington, D.C. (September 15, 2011) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in advance of consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives of the Protecting Jobs from Government Interference Act (H.R. 2587):


September 5, 2011
WFI Issues Labor Day Statement & Obama Prebuttal

Washington, D.C. (September 5, 2011) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in advance of President Obama addressing union bosses in Detroit, Michigan.


September 2, 2011
WFI Issues Responses To Individual NLRB Decisions

Washington, D.C. (September 2, 2011) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to President Obama deciding against the issuance of Environmental Protection Agency smog standards


August 31, 2011
WFI Issues Responses To Individual NLRB Decisions

Washington, D.C. (August 31, 2011) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statements in response to the individual job-killing decisions reached yesterday by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


August 30, 2011
WFI Releases Statement On NLRB Decisions

Washington, D.C. (August 30, 2011) – – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issuing decisions on cases such as Lamons Gasket and Specialty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center of Mobile:


August 29, 2011
WFI Responds To Liebman Departure & Pearce Designation As Chairman

Washington, D.C. (August 27, 2011) –– The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to Wilma Liebman's departure from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the White House announcement that Mark Pearce is designated to become the regulatory agency's new chairman;


August 29, 2011
WFI Re-Issues Workplace Poster

Washington, D.C. (August 29, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued a poster to American employers that was previously sent to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Earlier this year, in response to the NLRB announcing its intention to consider a rule requiring businesses to post notices informing employees of their right to unionize, WFI sent a letter and poster to the regulatory agency recommending it alert workers of their right to decide against joining a union, right to a secret ballot vote, right to a vote on contracts, right to basic workplace fairness, right to decertify a union and right to control their own dues.


August 25, 2011
NLRB Delivers Another Handout To Big Labor

Washington, D.C. (August 25, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issuing a rule requiring employers to post notices concerning labor rights:


August 23, 2011
WFI Responds To White House On “Scaled Back Regulations”

Washington, D.C. (August 23, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) issued the following statement and list of rules, complaints and actions President Obama can instruct Federal agencies to shed or refrain from enacting if today’s announcement from the White House concerning plans for “ending or cutting back hundreds of regulations...


July 26, 2011
WFI Issues Statement Concerning FAA Situation

Washington, D.C. (July 26, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to recent developments concerning extending Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization:


July 12, 2011
WFI Issues List Of Rules, Complaints & Actions For President Obama’s “Independent” Agencies

Washington, D.C. (July 12, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following list of rules, complaints and actions President Obama’s “independent” agencies can shed or refrain from enacting in an effort to create jobs and restore economic growth:


June 29, 2011
WFI Statement On President Obama & Boeing Complaint

Washington, D.C. (June 29, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following response to President Obama’s statement regarding the complaint filed against the Boeing Company by his National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


June 21, 2011
Obama Regulatory Agency Rewards Union Bosses At Workers’ Expense

Washington, D.C. (June 21, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to news reports that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will propose new rules to close the window of time during workplace elections:


June 9, 2011
Obama Regulatory Agency Shuts Down Workers Seeking To Protect Jobs

Washington, D.C. (June 9, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) opposing the intervention of Boeing employees in the complaint filed by the regulatory agency against the company:


June 7, 2011
Obama Regulatory Agency Continues Job-Killing Campaign Against American Employer

Washington, D.C. (June 7, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the below statement in response to the National Mediation Board (NMB) working in concert with the International Association of Machinists (IAM) to launch frivolous investigations against an American airline due to the fact its employees sided against forced unionization:


June 3, 2011
NLRB Sides With Big Labor Once Again

Washington, D.C. (June 3, 2011) – NLRB Rules That UAW Did Not Violate Federal Labor Law By Requiring Employees Who Objected To Paying Full Agency Fees For Nonrepresentational Purposes To Renew Annually:


June 2, 2011
NMB & NLRB Compete For Job-Killing Title

Washington, D.C. (June 2, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the below statement in response to the National Mediation Board (NMB) following up on the actions of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and attacking an American employer:


June 1, 2011
WFI Issues Potential Questions For Commerce Secretary Nominee Bryson During Senate Hearings

Washington, D.C. (June 1, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following questions in advance of Senate hearings for John Bryson, President Obama’s nominee to the Commerce Department:


May 31, 2011
President Obama Names Boeing Board Member To Cabinet

Washington, D.C. (May 31, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to President Obama naming Boeing board member John Bryson as his nominee for Commerce Secretary:


May 31, 2011
WFI: Obama Administration Hypocritical On NLRB

Washington, D.C. (May 31, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration refusing to address meaningfully developments concerning its National Labor Relations Board, yet communicating with the regulatory agency regarding budgetary issues:


May 23, 2011
WFI Responds To Hoglander Nomination

Washington, D.C. (May 23, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to President Obama re-nominating Harry Hoglander to the National Mediation Board (NMB):


May 20, 2011
WFI Responds To AFL-CIO Boss Trumka

Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) President Richard Trumka:


May 17, 2011
WFI Responds To House Committee On Oversight Reviewing Rule Change

Washington, D.C. (May 17, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to Rep. Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Dennis Ross, Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee on Labor Policy issuing a letter to the National Mediation Board (NMB) concerning its rule change forcibly unionizing workers in the airline and railroad industries:


May 12, 2011
WFI Applauds Introduction Of Job Protection Act

Washington, D.C. (May 12, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Job Protection Act, which will “preserve [F]ederal law’s existing protections of state right-to-work laws”:


May 9, 2011
WFI Responds To Lawsuit Against Arizona Over Secret Ballot

Washington, D.C. (May 6, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) suing the state of Arizona over its defense of the secret ballot:


May 4, 2011
WFI Praises U.S. Senators For Defending Workers & Businesses In Right-To-Work States

Washington, D.C. (May 4, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to U.S. Senators putting forward legislation protecting workers and businesses in right-to-work states that are under attack by President Obama’s regulatory agencies namely the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


April 26, 2011
Obama Labor Agency Attacks Secret Ballot

Washington, D.C. (April 26, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) suing states to undo constitutional amendments protecting the secret ballot:


April 01, 2011
U.S. House Stands Up For Workers

Washington, D.C. (April 1, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the U.S. House of Representatives voting down an amendment in support of the National Mediation Board’s recent ruling undoing nearly a century of precedent requiring majority support to form a collective bargaining unit in the airline and railroad industries as well as passing the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011 with language reversing the regulatory agency’s ruling:


March 31, 2011
Bought & Paid For

Washington, D.C. (March 31, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the White House issuing a veto threat on the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011:


March 29, 2011
NLRB Continues Big Labor Bailouts

Washington, D.C. (March 29, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the most recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) stating third party contractors have a right to access private property to organize workers and distribute materials to the general public:


March 21, 2011
Keep The "Barbarians From The Gate"

Washington, D.C. (March 21, 2011) – "Just when we were beginning to wonder if the Obama Administration could become any more anti-business and pro-union boss, the Vice President of the United States refers to opponents of their job-killing agenda as 'barbarians.'


February 16, 2011
House Transportation & Infrastructure Markup Is About Putting A Stop To Forced Unionization

Washington, D.C. (February 16, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in advance of a scheduled markup concerning H.R. 658, the Federal Aviation Administration “FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011”:


February 14, 2011
WFI Issues Statement On President's Budget

Washington, D.C. (February 14, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to President Obama's budget:


February 11, 2011
WFI Issues Statement On House Hearing Addressing NLRB

Washington, D.C. (February 11, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in advance of a scheduled hearing on “Emerging Trends at the National Labor Relations Board” in the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee:


February 10, 2011
WFI Issues Statement On Oversight & Government Reform Hearing

Washington, D.C. (February 10, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in advance of a scheduled hearing in the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to discuss “Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation”:


February 04, 2011
WFI Responds To TSA Unionization

Washington, D.C. (February 04, 2011) –The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today responded to news reports that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport screeners were granted collective bargaining rights


February 02, 2011
WFI Praises Senators Calling On President Obama To Rescind Becker Nomination

Washington, D.C. (February 02, 2011) – Washington, D.C. (February 2, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to Senators Mike Enzi and Orrin Hatch calling on President Barack Obama to rescind the nomination of labor radical Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).


January 31, 2011
WFI Creates Online Hotline

Washington, D.C. (January 31, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today announced the creation of an online hotline for workers and small businesses to highlight stories and examples about how excessive regulations and workplace unfairness have harmed them.


January 28, 2011
WFI Lauds Introduction Of Secret Ballot Protection Act

Washington, D.C. (January 28, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the Secret Ballot Protection Act (SBPA) in the United States Senate:


January 27, 2011
WFI Responds To Becker Nomination

Washington, D.C. (January 27, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama nominating Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


January 20, 2011
WFI Issues Letter To NLRB In Response To Presidential Op-ed

Washington, D.C. (January 20, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following letter, which was sent to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in response to recent action taken by the administrative agency that directly contradicts the sentiments communicated by President Barack Obama in an opinion editorial published earlier this week in The Wall Street Journal.


January 14, 2011
WFI Responds To National Labor Relations Board

Washington, D.C. (January 14, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)...


January 13, 2011
WFI Issues Letter & Poster To NLRB

Washington, D.C. (January 13, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following letter and poster, which were sent to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in response to its action requiring employers to post notices on their bulletin boards with regard to employees’ right to unionize.


January 12, 2011
Workforce Fairness Institute's Workplace Notice

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) determined that companies must place notices in workplaces to inform employees about their right to form a collective bargaining unit.  In addition, the NLRB has opened up a 60-day comment period on this proposal....


January 3, 2011
Big Labor’s Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions

#1 – More “Payback” From The Obama Administration. (Press Release, “New Report Reveals ‘Forced’ Choice Act Would Fuel Significant Rise In Political Spending By Union Bosses,” Workforce Fairness Institute, 6/9/09)...


December 8, 2010
NLRB Sanctions Card Check, Delivers “Payback”

Washington, D.C. (December 8, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to the National Labor Relation Board’s (NLRB) decision concerning the Dana Corporation...


November 18, 2010
Regulatory Agency New Battlefield Against Big Labor's Agenda

Washington, D.C. (November 18, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in response to comments from labor bosses concerning the Employee 'Forced' Choice Act (EFCA)...


October 12, 2010
Worker Benefits Mortgaged For Political Contributions?

Washington, D.C. (October 12, 2010) – Since the beginning of the 2008 cycle, Big Labor has donated more than $500 million to political campaigns, with an overwhelming majority of that going to Members of Congress...


September 23, 2010
Resolution Vote Demonstrates Commitment To Forced Unionization

Washington, D.C. (September 23, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following statement in conjunction with the vote on U.S. Senate Joint Resolution 30...


September 22, 2010
Vote Against Senate Resolution Equals Support For Forced Unionization

Washington, D.C. (September 22, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute today issued the following statement in advance of Thursday's vote on U.S. Senate Joint Resolution 30, which would set aside a recent ruling by the National Mediation Board...


September 13, 2010
WFI Responds To President Obama

Washington, D.C. (September 13, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama reiterating his support for the job-killing Employee 'Forced' Choice Act (EFCA):


September 2, 2010
Small Business Leaders Host Events Against Employee 'Forced' Choice Act

Washington, D.C. (September 2, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today announced in advance of Labor Day, small business leaders in Colorado, Kentucky, Nevada and New Hampshire hosted events against the job-killing Employee 'Forced' Choice Act (EFCA)...


August 4, 2010
Response To President Obama

Washington, D.C. (August 2, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama stating his support for the job-killing Employee ‘Forced’ Choice Act (EFCA) as well as using regulatory agencies to implement Big Labor’s agenda:


August 2, 2010

Workforce Fairness Institute Launches New Web Site In Conjunction With Congressional Recess

Washington, D.C. (August 2, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today announced it has launched a new Web site in advance of the Congressional recess during August, which includes interactive tools to ensure increased engagement against the job-killing Employee 'Forced' Choice Act (EFCA), as well as detailed information concerning the numerous efforts taking place in Congress and Obama Administration to promote forced unionization:


July 29, 2010

Pelosi Panders

Washington, D.C. (July 29, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to Speaker of the U.S. House Nancy Pelosi calling for passage of the Employee 'Forced' Choice Act (EFCA):


July 12, 2010
Lame Duck Agenda Puts 2012 Candidates On Hot Seat

Washington, D.C. (July 12, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that Big Labor’s supporters on Capitol Hill remain committed to job-killing legislation named the Employee ‘Forced’ Choice Act (EFCA)...


June 17, 2010
Supreme Court Ruling Shines Light On NLRB Politics

Washington, D.C. (June 17, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ...


June 11, 2010

Labor Radical Becker Takes First Stab At NLRB-Sanctioned Card Check?

Washington, D.C. (June 11, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the published request for information by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ...


May 18, 2010

Big Labor's Candidate In Pennsylvania Rejected By Electorate

Washington, D.C. (May 18, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) released the following statement tonight in response to Senator Arlen Specter losing the Democratic primary election in Pennsylvania:


May 10, 2010

Obama Administration Continues Forced Unionization Agenda

Washington, D.C. (May 10, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that the Obama Administration changed union-organizing rules governing the airline and railroad industries...


April 22, 2010

Union Bosses Once Again Call On NLRB To Implement Job-Killing Agenda

Washington, D.C. (April 22, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to reports that First Chair of Change to Win and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Officer Anna Burger...


April 12, 2010

Obama Administration Continues To Reward Big Labor At The Expense Of Small Businesses

Washington, D.C. (April 12, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to reports that the Obama Administration will implement rules calling for Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) in federal construction projects:


March 27, 2010

Response To Recess Appointment Of Craig Becker To NLRB

Washington, D.C. (March 27, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that President Obama has used a recess appointment to place Craig Becker on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


March 25, 2010

Big Labor's Triple Play

Washington, D.C. (March 25, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to recent news reports regarding numerous policies espoused by Big Labor and advocated by the Obama Administration, which strive to force unionization on Americans and will result in lost jobs and a less secure nation:


March 24, 2010

Is Tom Harkin Making Another Dubious Claim Or Is The Administration Preparing To Go Around Congress?

Washington, D.C. (March 24, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to Senator Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee stating President Obama will use a recess appointment to place Craig Becker on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


February 26, 2010

SEIU President Named To Deficit Commission?

Washington, D.C. (February 26, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to news reports that Service Employees International Union (SEIU) President Andy Stern would be named to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility:


February 25, 2010

What Did Senator Bennet Promise The SEIU?

Washington, D.C. (February 25, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to U.S. Senator Michael Bennet receiving the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU):


February 17, 2010

If Labor Bosses Wanted A "Fully Functional" NLRB, They Would Call For A Vote On Outstanding Nominations

Washington, D.C. (February 17, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement calling on union bosses to put aside their political gamesmanship and support a "fully functional" National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


February 9, 2010

Senator Nelson Chooses To Stand With Nebraska Small Businesses Over Labor Bosses

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to U.S. Senator Ben Nelson voting in opposition to the nomination of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


February 9, 2010

Senator Lincoln Chooses To Stand With Arkansas Small Businesses Over Labor Bosses

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln voting in opposition to the nomination of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


February 9, 2010

Senators Webb And Warner Choose To Stand With Labor Bosses Over Virginia Small Businesses

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to U.S. Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner voting in favor of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


February 9, 2010

Senator Bennet Chooses To Stand With Labor Bosses Over Colorado Small Businesses

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to U.S. Senator Michael Bennet voting in favor of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


February 9, 2010

U.S. Senate Rejects Craig Becker & Employee 'Forced' Choice Act

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate voting down the nomination of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


February 9, 2010

Will Senator Bennet Stand With Small Business Owners Or Union Bosses?

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement calling on Senator Michael Bennet to make public his stance on the nomination of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a vote which could happen as early as this afternoon.


February 9, 2010

Will Senators Webb And Warner Stand With Small Business Owners Or Union Bosses?

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement calling on Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner to make public their stances on the nomination of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a vote which could happen as early as this afternoon.


February 9, 2010

Workforce Fairness Institute Statement In Advance Of Becker Vote

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) released the following statement in advance of today's vote in the U.S. Senate concerning the nomination of Craig Becker to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


February 2, 2010

Workforce Fairness Institute Launches "Wait For Scott" Petition Drive

Washington, D.C. (February 2, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today launched a national petition drive in an effort to send a message to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Leadership that they should not proceed with the nomination of Craig Becker to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in advance of Senator-elect Scott Brown being seated on February 11th:


February 2, 2010

Craig Becker's Nomination Is An Affront To Small Businesses

Washington, D.C. (February 2, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the following statement in advance of today's hearing in the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions concerning the nomination of Harold Craig Becker to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):


January 29, 2010

New Polling Shows Union Members In Colorado Oppose Employee 'Forced' Choice Act

Washington, D.C. (January 29, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released new polling out of Colorado demonstrating just how opposed union households are to the policies coming out of Washington, D.C., particularly the Employee 'Forced' Choice Act (EFCA). The data clearly shows union members in the state will hold politicians accountable for the stances they take on issues, such as EFCA:


January 28, 2010

Andy Stern, Which U.S. Senators Were You Calling “Terrorists”?

Washington, D.C. (January 28, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today released the below video and statement in relation to Service Employees International Union (SEIU) President Andy Stern referring to members of the United States Senate as "terrorists":


January 22, 2010

Response To Labor Report On Union Membership

Washington, D.C. (January 22, 2010) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following in response to Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis' statements about the Bureau of Labor Statistics report regarding union membership for 2009, which she claims argues for passage of the Employee 'Forced' Choice Act:


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