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June 14, 2017
WFI LETTER: Employee Privacy Protection Act (H.R. 2775) & Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 2776)

(June 14, 2017)  ––Re: Employee Privacy Protection Act (H.R. 2775), Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 2776), Representation Fairness Restoration Act (H.R. 2629) and Employee Rights Act (H.R. 2723)

June 12, 2017
ICYMI: Why Labor Needs Its Own ERA

(June 12, 2017)  ––The labor landscape has changed a great deal from the days of our parents. Union participation has declined sharply, down to about 10 percent of the workforce.

June 7, 2017
Workforce Fairness Institute Applauds Pro-Worker Legislation Introduction

(June 7, 2017)  ––Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement today in response to U.S. Representative Joe Wilson’s introduction of the Employee Privacy Act (H.R. 2775) and U.S. Representative Tim Walberg’s introduction of the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 2776):

May 26, 2017
Workforce Fairness Institute Applauds Employee Rights Act Introduction

(May 26 2017)  ––Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement today in response to U.S. Representative Phil Roe’s introduction of the Employee Rights Act (H.R. 2723) in the U.S. House:

May 25, 2017
Workforce Fairness Institute Applauds Representation Fairness Restoration Act Introduction

(May 25, 2017)  –– Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) spokesperson Heather Greenaway released the following statement today in response to U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson’s introduction of the Representation Fairness Restoration Act (S.1217), as well as companion legislation in the U.S. House (H.R. 2629):

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WFI In The News

May 29, 2017
Stop trying to make micro-unions a thing, Big Labor

It’s no secret that Big Labor is constantly looking for ways to boost their membership and wield their influence, and over the last eight years, the Obama administration gave them various tools to do so. President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board, in particular, went out of its way to make it easier for labor to organize workers, issuing several decisions that upended decades of bipartisan labor law and fundamentally altered the state of the workplace

March 26, 2014
Buzzfeed: 7 Times Sean “Diddy” Combs Stood With Nissan Workers By Showing Off Everything Except Nissan

We were surprised to see rapper and producer Sean “Diddy” Combs come out in support of the UAW’s efforts to unionize a Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi. We were also surprised that he actually knew what a Nissan was.

March 17, 2014
Philly and 'Nooga Remind Dangers of Ambush Union Elections

Stacked with Obama-appointed bureaucrats back in December 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided that it was in the best interests of labor bosses to severely diminish the window of time for workplace elections to just a few weeks. This, after it was well established that the vast majority of union elections in the private sector take place within 38 days with labor winning significantly more than half.

March 5, 2014
The UAW Shouldn't Get a Do-Over

The United Automobile Workers spent a reported $5 million trying to organize a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., but ultimately fell short in a 712-to-626 vote. Now, the organization has lodged a formal appeal with the National Labor Relations Board, requesting that the board permit a second election -- a do-over, if you will.

February 28, 2014
Following Chattanooga defeat, Big Labor looks to force workers into unions with ambush rule

The United Auto Workers (UAW) reportedly spent $5 million on a campaign to establish union representation at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee only to lose in a 712-to-636 vote. The outcome was called a “stinging blow for [the] U.A.W.” by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal simply referred to it as “a crushing defeat.” Given the significance of this epic failure, it is not surprising the UAW is seeking measures that would make it easier to force workers into unions, starting with the ambush election rule.

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WFI Videos

Nevada Culinary Union Bosses Continue Harassment of Tourists

Union Political Spending

Jack Welch says Obama Administration Beholden to Big Labor

Sen. Michael Bennet Opposes EFCA

Senator Michael Bennett on EFCA

Rep. John Boehner Calls on Dems to Abandon EFCA

Union Boss: EFCA by the end of the year

Obama: We are going to keep on fighting to pass EFCA

APNJ Web Video: Washington Might Make Things Worse

EFCA doesn't level the playing field for the American worker

ANHJ Web Video: Washington Might Make Things Worse

EFCA is not the right thing to do

Jim Waters of the Kentucky Bluegrass Institute on EFCA

Jack Conway Supports EFCA - even if it's a job-killer

Washington might make things worse -- 600,000 jobs worse


Videos Archive


WFI Research


"Payback" Takes A New Form: So-Called Filibuster Reform

Would Kagan Need To Recuse Herself From NLRB Case?





Obama "Kept Promises" To Billion Dollar Boses

Obama's Billion Dollar Bosses Big Pension Problem

Billion Dollar Bosses Stand By Obama Administration & Payback

Obama's Billion Dollar Bosses

Who Is Big Labor’s Advocate On Quickie / Ambush Elections?

Right-To-Work States: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

Political Spending Part 1

Political Spending Part 2

EFCA Jobs Study

Meet Mary Kay Henry

Meet Richard Trumka

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