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  • News December 12, 2011

    Murray Statement on NLRB Case Withdrawal

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following statement after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) approved the withdrawal of the complaint by the Machinists union against the Boeing Company. “The settlement of this dispute is a positive step forward for working families, labor unions, and employers in Washington state and

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  • iMail , News November 15, 2011

    Iowa Sen. Harkin Slams Anti-NLRB Hearings

    In an op-ed published on The Hill, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) rebukes Republican attempts to convince Americans the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is somehow responsible for the down economy, and that getting rid of the board will somehow spark job growth. Sen. Harkin asserts these attacks on workers will not create jobs and it’s

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  • News November 14, 2011

    Cummings: New Documents Reveal Boeing’s Attempt to Use Political Influence to Prevent NLRB Complaint

    Washington, DC (Nov. 9, 2011) – Today, Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings sent a letter to Chairman Issa raising serious concerns with new documents that suggest that Boeing inappropriately sought to use its political influence in Congress to prevent the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from filing its enforcement action against Boeing for discriminating against

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  • News October 26, 2011

    Enough With the Corporate Pity Party, It’s Time to Create Jobs

    The country is in crisis. Unemployment is still hovering at 9 percent, income inequality has soared to record levels, and 46 million — one in six — Americans are living in poverty. Meanwhile, corporate taxes are at their lowest level in 50 years. Some corporations like General Electric didn’t pay a single dollar in taxes

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  • News September 22, 2011

    Senate panel rejects GOP bid to undercut NLRB

    WASHINGTON — Republicans on a Senate panel have failed in an effort to undercut the National Labor Relations Board’s case against Boeing Co. South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham tried to take away the NLRB’s authority to tell a company where it can locate work. Read the entire article at Forbes:

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