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After Consistently Losing Elections, Unions Ask Feds for Help (Unions Want Bailout.)
Alliance for Worker Freedom ^ | 2011/01/04 | Christopher Prandoni

Posted on 01/06/2011 10:30:50 AM PST by 92nina

...Of the three agencies charged with administering different facets of labor-employer relations, none has been more blatantly pro-union than the NMB over the past two years. Founded in 1934, the National Mediation Board is charged with overseeing labor-management disputes in the railroad and airline industries. The three member board—currently comprised of two former union officials and a Bush holdover—showed its true colors soon after its members were assembled. In its first major decision, the NMB ruled that transportation unions only needed to receive a majority of votes cast as oppose to a majority of all workers votes for the union to be certified.

From the union’s perspective, transportation workers are ideal union members. Workers are required to pay union dues if they want to keep their job—right to work laws are not applicable to this industry. Compounding workers’ problems, once a transportation union is elected it is virtually impossible to get rid of union representation. It is so difficult under the NMB’s rules that it has never been done in a group with more than 1000 employees. Coupled together, these policies make transportation workers a golden goose for unions—workers have to pony up hard earned cash, indefinitely...

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Reference
KEYWORDS: bustunions; corruption; democrats; economy; labor; liberalfascism; obama; unioncorruption; unions
No doubt the NMB will claim all of this is being done for the sake of "fairness" and "for the children."

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1 posted on 01/06/2011 10:30:53 AM PST by 92nina
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To: 92nina

debt ceiling “ if GOP does go along this is one of the things it must get.”

2 posted on 01/06/2011 11:03:14 AM PST by scooby321
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