From the E3 Gazette:
Obama, Unions, Card-Check and Dept. of Labor Cuts
A little dot-connecting math…
The sum of this…
Obama Slashes Union Enforcement… PLUS -“President Obama today unveiled a paltry $17 billion in cuts to the $3.4 trillion federal budget, about half of which will come out of defense spending.
But buried in the budget documents released by the White House today is a 9 percent cut in the unit of the Department of Labor that is in charge of regulating unions.”
“Under the leadership of Elaine Chao during the Bush administration, the Labor Department's Office of Labor-Management Standards took its job of policing unions seriously. Its actions led to 929 convictions of corrupt union officials and to the recovery of more than $93 million on behalf of union members. Yet the Obama administration has proposed slashing its budget from $45 million in 2009 to $41 million in 2010, citing an insufficient “workload” for the office.”
HR 1409 - Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 - to abolish secret-ballot in union-adoption,Equals……?“Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to certify a bargaining representative without directing an election if a majority of the bargaining unit employees have authorized designation of the representative (card-check) (Unions get to see the names of those voting for&against, in the name of 'fairness' - MD.) and there is no other individual or labor organization currently certified or recognized as the exclusive representative of any of the employees in the unit.”
Come on everyone, stay with me:
* Giving Unions the names of those employees voting “Nay” to installing the Union…
* Stealth budget-cuts to the unit that investigates corrupt Union practices…
…Anyone? Anyone?…. Bueller?
2010 is not that far away…Posted by DaveH at May 7, 2009 01:00 PM | TrackBack