Posts tagged President Barack Obama
Biden’s personal recovery plan: Pump up unions, squeeze Big Business
May 13, 2022 // The president is hoping his political fate — and the Democrats’ standing among the white working class — can be saved by lifting up organized labor.
Exclusive: 16 GOP Governors Oppose Biden’s Executive Order Creating Monopoly On Federal Construction Contracts
April 26, 2022 // Reducing competition from some of the best union and nonunion construction firms and workers will exacerbate the construction industry’s skilled labor shortage, delay projects, and increase construction costs by estimates of 12% to 20% per project, which will result in fewer infrastructure improvements, less construction industry job creation, and higher taxes.
SCOTUS won’t hear two public-sector union cases
March 7, 2022 // The U.S. Supreme Court recently rejected petitions in two cases related to public-sector union policy. The last such case the court heard was Janus v. AFSCME in 2018.
Labor agency bucks courts to attack independent workers
January 22, 2022 // The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently took steps toward redefining who is an independent contractor and who is an employee. The move could limit self-employment options, making it harder for independent contractors to work for themselves. The change also would clear the way for unions to organize these workers, since entrepreneurs would get swept under the same legal status as employees. And that’s likely the real motivation.