NLRB Jettisons Federalism for Unionism
Byline: Marion Smith, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
A federal agency wants to dictate exactly where businesses can create jobs. Last month, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a complaint against Boeing's decision to open a new aircraft plant in South Carolina. The agency charges that the manufacturer's expansion plans constitute retaliation against unions, including the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union. Here's the back story.
For years, Seattle-based Boeing has dealt with burdensome labor policies and contentious unions in Washington state. It has endured multiple lengthy strikes since 1989 and lost several business …
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Publication information: Article title: NLRB Jettisons Federalism for Unionism. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: May 12, 2011. Page number: A04. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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