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Obama admin wants to require companies to give workers’ numbers, addresses to unions before
dailycaller.com ^ | april 21, 2014 | patrick howley

Posted on 04/22/2014 3:03:36 AM PDT by lowbridge

The Obama administration is poised to change regulations to allow for union “ambush elections” in which workers have less time to decide whether or not to join a union — and in which workers’ phone numbers and home addresses are provided to unions.

The administration’s National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) proposed rules would allow for union elections — in which workers at a company vote whether or not to unionize — to be held 10 days after a petition is filed. And what, exactly, would be happening to the unions during those 10 days? The new rules require employers to disclose workers’ personal information, including phone numbers, home addresses, and information about when they work their shifts.

Insiders close to the situation believe the new rules will almost certainly go into effect with few or no fundamental changes.

“The members of the Board went through two days of grueling hearings that went into the evening. They asked plenty of probing questions. But I wonder if any minds were changed at all,” Workforce Fairness Institute spokesman Fred Wszolek, who recently testified at an NLRB hearing in opposition to the rule, told The Daily Caller.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; unions
Full title: Obama admin wants to require companies to give workers’ numbers, addresses to unions before labor elections
1 posted on 04/22/2014 3:03:36 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

I am waiting for a fed-up union to demand the names, addresses and phone numbers of everyone who works in the White Hut - so they can begin unionization efforts. I’d really like to see that.


2 posted on 04/22/2014 3:36:30 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: lowbridge

Unions have degraded into gangs.

When was the last time unions did anything for anybody except to enrich their thug leaders.


3 posted on 04/22/2014 4:04:40 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: lowbridge

This regime is seriously beyond the pale when it comes to insidious tactics.


4 posted on 04/22/2014 4:08:46 AM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: lowbridge

Roe v. Wade was decided on the basis of a “right to privacy” that was somehow discovered hidden in the Constitution.

Shouldn’t that same right to privacy apply here?


5 posted on 04/22/2014 4:13:14 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: lowbridge

Intimidation. Just wow.


6 posted on 04/22/2014 4:20:25 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: Fresh Wind

Seems the only “privacy” left anymore is for family members who forgot to list someone on their HIPAA form so those relatives can’t find out what is wrong with their relative, or talk to the doctor or even find out if their relative is in the hospital, etc. What a country!


7 posted on 04/22/2014 4:20:42 AM PDT by MomofMarine
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To: lowbridge

Bookmark.


8 posted on 04/22/2014 4:22:32 AM PDT by SunTzuWu
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To: lowbridge

Just say no...... fine? I don’t care about no steeeenkin fine.

Oh yes, did you ever get me the addresses of the union board’s mothers and sisters?


9 posted on 04/22/2014 4:23:18 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: lowbridge

Actually, after thinking it over this may be a positive thing to do. Nothing the government does achieves its intended results. They obviously intend to allow union enforcers to confront people at home and intimidate them into voting for unions. In a pre-cell phone movie and pre-Facebook world this would have worked. But imagine hundreds or thousands of Facebook posts where three or four guys (they sent four to “talk” to my dad) are repeatedly shown saying, essentially, “Gee, Mr. Robinson, this is a nice house. ‘Shame if something should happen to it.” And, yes, they really do say things like that. And, where it usually works in a one-on-four situation this will be a one-on-Facebook confrontation.


10 posted on 04/22/2014 4:23:46 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: lowbridge

So what does he really have in mind with this? Stopping over a non-union workers home for dinner to “discuss” union benefits?


11 posted on 04/22/2014 4:26:23 AM PDT by jughandle ( "We have the right to debate and disagree with any administration!" -HRColl)
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To: lowbridge

They are regrouping to take on Volkswagen.


12 posted on 04/22/2014 4:31:24 AM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is now the CPUSA)
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To: lowbridge

only took me a split second to throw the materials in the trash at the mandatory public employees’ union presentation I was forced to attend when I was a public employee. I was outraged and appalled that such things existed.


13 posted on 04/22/2014 4:37:46 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: lowbridge

To you FReepers who WILL NOT vote for any Republican that’s not “perfect”, here’s what you get. You get a DEMOCRAT Senate and the uncontested ability to stack the NLRB with ANYONE the president wants.

I sure hope you’re proud of your “principle”.

And no, you don’t have to take marching orders from Rove, especially in the Primaries - but yes, if you sit out November because the “perfect” Tea Party person is not on the ballot...you get this.


14 posted on 04/22/2014 4:39:11 AM PDT by BobL
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To: BobL
I still won't vote for someone with a history of being pro-abortion, anti-gun, pro big government, and for socialized medicine.

/johnny

15 posted on 04/22/2014 4:54:14 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: lowbridge

Remember the illegal and non-challenged appointments nobama made to the NLRB?

Had enuf yet?


16 posted on 04/22/2014 5:03:58 AM PDT by upchuck (Support ABLE, the Anybody But Lindsey Effort. Yes, we are the ABLE!!)
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To: BobL

I used to get all worked up about this GOP/Democrap stuff until my far younger cousin told me one time: why get all worked up, THEY ARE ALL THE SAME GUY.

Now I just blissfully load up and stock up with supplies while awaiting for this whole place to come tumbling down. I used to think it would take 50 years, that was in the late 70s, so the end is not too far off now. Between the fag rights, drug legalizations, border openings, military downgrades, welfare explosion, deficit expansions, decrepit education system, collapsing infastructure, corrupt politics and other things that currently don’t come to mind, it is a race to the oblivion.

The Bundy ranch thing is the latest example of a dying country. Just like any other dying organization, when things go against it, when it is seen in decay, regulations and process become paramount. It becomes process verses an outcome driven. With the courts running the country now, we have become a process country, not one of outcomes.


17 posted on 04/22/2014 5:10:50 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: lowbridge

More evidence of Obama’s War on Privacy, which certainly should be emphasized to the voters. The only privacy they protect is in the matter of abortion.


18 posted on 04/22/2014 5:20:46 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: lowbridge

My name? Soetero, Barry.
Address? 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC


19 posted on 04/22/2014 5:23:12 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: txrefugee
The only privacy they protect is in the matter of abortion.

Not true! They'll protect the privacy of political conservatives who've had their tax information leaked by government officials by refusing to prosecute or even name the person who leaked it.

20 posted on 04/22/2014 5:26:03 AM PDT by tacticalogic
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To: BobL

To you FReepers who WILL NOT vote for any Republican that’s not “perfect”, here’s what you get. You get a DEMOCRAT Senate and the uncontested ability to stack the NLRB with ANYONE the president wants.

I sure hope you’re proud of your “principle”.

*****************

I certainly am. The crass, stupid and idle enemy of liberty was elected instead of the unctuous, sly and diligent enemy of liberty.

Keep running scum like the other party, keep losing elections to the base with the highest proportion of whores.


21 posted on 04/22/2014 5:42:31 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: Westbrook

Most “labor Leaders” never even did the job that the people in the union does. They were hand picked and given cushy jobs.
Union members are suckers.


22 posted on 04/22/2014 6:05:14 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: JRandomFreeper

I respect you, of course. I just want people to understand that when the NLRB starts rigging union elections, it is because there aren’t enough Republicans around to stop them.


23 posted on 04/22/2014 6:07:04 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Mouton

“THEY ARE ALL THE SAME GUY”

They certainly weren’t when Obamacare was voted on by Congress. They certainly weren’t during the Cold War. They certainly aren’t the same on Gun Control.

...but I do understand the strategy of calling them the same, so as to demoralize Republican voters.


24 posted on 04/22/2014 6:10:09 AM PDT by BobL
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To: BobL
I haven't seen the republicans stopping the liberal slide, even when they had both houses.

I'll vote conservative, and the GOP-E can pound sand.

/johnny

25 posted on 04/22/2014 6:10:18 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: BobL

.but I do understand the strategy of calling them the same, so as to demoralize Republican voters.

I doubt that as both he living in Lancaster County Pa and me in Nassau Co, florida hale from the two of the most conservative republican counties in the US. When you spot the difference between Boehner and any of the dems on most issues, especially as they relate to the Tea Party initiatives, let me know.


26 posted on 04/22/2014 7:24:10 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: BobL
I just want people to understand that when the NLRB starts rigging union elections, it is because there aren’t enough Republicans around to stop them.

Including a bunch of them that are currently in office.

27 posted on 04/22/2014 7:30:30 AM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: yldstrk

“only took me a split second to throw the materials in the trash at the mandatory public employees’ union presentation I was forced to attend when I was a public employee”

You should get extra points if you were able to complete the toss while they were watching.


28 posted on 04/22/2014 1:42:01 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: TexasRepublic

oh she was watching.......lol


29 posted on 04/22/2014 4:04:34 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: upchuck

They might as well break everybody’s knee caps, just to be on the safe side.

Then, give obamacare to those who “voluntarily” card check....


30 posted on 04/22/2014 8:56:51 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Optimal institutions - optimal economy.)
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