Posts Tagged ‘boeing’

An exciting week for workers’ rights

What an exciting week for workers’ rights!

First off, in New Hampshire, a bipartisan group of legislators rejected the attempts of anti-worker lawmakers to achieve the two-thirds majority required to overturn Gov. John Lynch’s veto of  “right to work.” As we’ve said time and time again, “right-to-work” is a thinly-veiled attempt at limiting the rights of workers, offering no rights and no work. Read more »

 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Right-wing attack on workers’ rights is unprecedented and unabashed

Last week, the GOP-controlled House continued their attack on workers, passing a widely denounced outsourcers bill of rights. The bill (H.R. 2587) strips workers - union and non-union alike - of recourse when companies unlawfully transfer production in retaliation against workers exercising their rights, making it easier for businesses to ship good, middle-class jobs overseas. Read more »

 

Washington Post to Issa: Let the NLRB do its job

On Sunday The Washington Post editorial board spoke out against Rep. Darrell Issa’s unprecedented meddling in an ongoing legal proceeding to protect a single company—Boeing. As chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Issa has spent the summer harassing the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in an attempt to thwart the agency’s routine investigation of Boeing’s decision to move production in retaliation against workers at the company’s Washington state facility. Read more »