Labor and the NLRB Try to Dictate Boeing Location

The Boeing Company is in a spat with their labor union. According to a story in an Investment U newsletter, entitled Boeing’s Free Labor Union Battle Rages On… , in 2009 Boeing was firming up plans to build another plant dedicated to building a new airplane. Although not required to management sat down with the …

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Union Boss Resists Unionization By His Employees

One of my posts which is quite often looked at is one on unions I did back in June of 2009. It is entitled Why Unions are Bad for Companies, Employees and Customers. In this post I quote a Hertiage Foundation study on the effects of unions. Some of the results from What Unions Do: How …

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If Labor Law is so Unfair, Why Then….

It is no secret that for the past two years Labor has been working to get the Obama administration to change the playing field of organization in favor of unions. The legislative arena has not been so successful for them with but the rules changes put in place by the National Labor Relations Act and …

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Update of Union Activity

With all the talk about Healthcare one would think that no other legislative activity is going on in Washington. Alas, we could not be so lucky. There is still plenty of activity going on. So here is an update on various activities that are taking place. The folks at the Labor Relations Institute published this …

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"Victims" Make Good Union Targets

I am currently reading a book by my favorite consulting guru Alan Weiss of Summit Consulting. The book is called Thrive!. It deals with taking control of your life and thriving as a result. I will write more on this later when I do a book review. But one of the things he said in one …

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Unions and Government: A Troublesome Combination

I received a newsletter this morning from The Heritage Foundation. It was entitled Morning Bell: Big Labor Is Bankrupting Our Country.  It was an eye opener in some areas. (In the spirit of openess, The Heritage Foundation is a conservative think tank. So if you want to discount this information it is up to you. …

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Stealth EFCA: New Warning On Union Friendly Legislation

A post I did back on June 23, 2009 on Why Unions are Bad for Companies, Employees and Customers has raised some hackles (click here for the meaning of this idiom) with some readers. So before I talk about stealth EFCA I wanted to respond to their comments. First, my complaint is with unions as …

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