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  • The Short Memories of the “Recess” Appointment Supporters

    Posted on Jan 22, 2013 by Center for Union Facts

    The year 2007 doesn’t seem all that long ago. But that’s evidently long enough for organized labor and its supporters to conveniently forget about what constitutes a recess appointment. Professor John Logan is the director of Labor and Employment Studies at San Francisco State University, and a supposed “expert on the anti-union industry and anti-union legislation in the U.S.” Logan provides a […]

  • Merkley Supports “An Attack on the Secret Ballot”

    Posted on Sep 29, 2008 by Oregonians for Employee Freedom

    A recent column by David Reinhard in the Oregonian highlights the problems behind the grossly mis-named “Employee Free Choice Act”.  This piece of legislation would strip workers of their right to a private ballot in the workplace when it comes to unionization.  Instead, workers would be subject to harassment, coercion and intimidation from union organizers […]

  • Jeff Merkley Claims to be for Ordinary Working People

    Posted on Jun 23, 2008 by Oregonians for Employee Freedom

    As U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Merkley attempts to visit one-hundred towns before November, he’s spent a lot of time talking about democracy and his support for “ordinary working people”. Unfortunately for ordinary working people, talk is about all the support they can expect from Merkley. Merkley supports the Employee Free Choice Act, a misnamed and […]