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  • iMail , News July 3, 2012

    Collective Bargaining: American to the Core

    Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press and Freedom of Religion are a few of the inalienable rights celebrated by Americans each year on July 4, Independence Day. To this august list also belongs Freedom of Association. Enshrined in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, this essential freedom is defined as an individual’s right

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  • iMail , News May 3, 2012

    More Charges Loom for GOP’s ‘Mole’ at NLRB

    A federal government watchdog has discovered more disturbing details in the funneling of confidential information by GOP National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) member Terence Flynn to groups involved in litigation and lobbying against the labor board.   According to the NLRB’s inspector general, Flynn’s disclosure of deliberative information to a Romney advisor and others was

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  • iMail , News March 29, 2012

    IAM Calls for Ouster of NLRB Mole Terence Flynn

    IAM President Tom Buffenbarger is calling for the immediate resignation of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Member Terence Flynn, who funneled sensitive and confidential information about Board activities to outsiders engaged in a campaign to discredit the NLRB. According to an investigation and report by the NLRB Inspector General, Flynn violated ethics rules by sending

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  • iMail , News January 5, 2012

    NLRB Restored to Full Strength

    Acting under authority granted by the U.S. Constitution, President Obama announced the recess appointments of two Democrats and a Republican to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), ensuring the agency will have the quorum needed to issue rules and regulations through 2012. The recess appointments bring an end to an unprecedented blockade of the president’s

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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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