Skip to comments.Texas judge blocks administration's union 'persuader rule'
Posted on 11/16/2016 12:00:19 PM PST by jazusamo
A Texas judge Wednesday issued an order to block the Labor Department from enforcing its union persuader rule.
Judge Sam Cummings granted a motion for summary judgement in favor of the National Federation of Independent Business and turned the temporary stay he ordered in June into a permanent injunction.
In the one-page order, he said the rule should be held unlawful and set aside.
The rule, finalized in March, would force employers to disclose outside consultants they hire to counter workers' union organizing efforts. It would require employers to report any action, conduct or communication undertaken explicitly or implicitly, directly or indirectly to influence an employees decisions regarding his or her representation or collective bargaining.
NFIB and groups like the National Association of Manufacturers sued over the rule, arguing that it violated the First Amendment rights of employers.
I Hate Unions!
Unions are Domestic Terrorists. Always have been. Always will be.
It wasn’t always that the “union” concept was ensconced in law. As a voluntary construct their protests are hardly more “terrorism” than accidents arranged in mines for workers the boss did not like.
Hooray for my fabulous, awesome country within a country! And the only one that retained the right to secede when it re-entered the “Union” after the Civil War (or as we call it . . . the war of northern aggression.)
Unions jumped the shark years ago. What exactly can a union offer to an employer? Nothing. They can’t guarantee their members will show up for work, they can’t guarantee their members won’t call in sick when they’re not sick, they can’t guarantee their members will always give their best effort, they can’t guarantee their members are even qualified for the job (although some apprenticeship programs might approach this standard).
You’re so right and the 0bama Labor Dept has been completely in the tank for unions.
Unions are there to take, not only from employers but union employees, high union dues enable union leaders to live more than just nicely.
One reason so many of our manufacturers have gone to other countries.
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