Posts Tagged ‘Craig Becker’

Card Check: So That Didn’t Happen …

Card check was the 800-pound gorilla in the 2008 election. By 2010 it was the issue almost every politician — except die-hard friends of Big Labor bosses — was looking to avoid taking a vote on or voicing support for as the anti-democratic, job-killing Employee Free Choice Act languished.

Well, now Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) has announced the federal legislation’s Time of Death. He said today “It’s not going to happen now.”

And a good thing, too. Union members didn’t like it. The vast majority of employees (non-union) didn’t like it. Voters didn’t like it. Politicians didn’t like it. It was the bill so bad it had multiple fatal flaws.

As with all bad ideas, though, the core threat lives on the action of the seemingly captured agency of the National Labor Relations Board, where Member Craig Becker is pushing Big Labor’s agenda big time. Check out our friends at MyPrivateBallot.com for running news on the Board.

NLRB: Becker Renomination Pits President’s Words, Actions

Today the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW) decried President Obama’s renomination of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board. The coalition warned that the decision has put the president

Card Check King’s Recusal Refusal Under Review

The Daily Labor Report today has this interesting item:

At the request of Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, the National Labor Relations Board’s inspector general has launched an investigation on whether Member Craig Becker should have recused himself in a case involving St. Barnabas Hospital and Local 1957 of the Service Employees International Union.

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In a June 15 letter to the inspector general, Issa formally requested that Berry investigate whether Becker’s participation in the unfair labor practice case against St. Barnabas

Refuse 2 Recuse

Check out LaborUnionReport’s post at RedState: SEIU

Card Check King Accused of Recusal Backtrack

LaborUnionReport.com is helping lead the charge against card check-by-fiat and its personification, National Labor Relations Board member Craig Becker. The site points out that Becker is backtracking on an important promise he made to recuse himself from cases involving his former employer, the highly powerful Service Employee International Union.

Now Shopfloor’s Carter Wood is adding two very valuable cents, pointing out that Becker’s ethics pledge looked like swiss cheese, opining: “Well, if you

Card Check: Taking A Back Seat To No One

Keith Smith from the National Association of Manufacturers reports on Senate maneuverings to seat the highly controversial union attorney Craig Becker on the National Labor Relations Board.

It’s another reminder, as Smith notes, that Becker is the embodiment of the ill-designed, ill-intended, job-killing, anti-democracy Employee Free Choice Act and Big Labor is intent on making sure its seat at the table — and National Labor Relations Board — ends up in passing EFCA by that name or another.