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Criminalizing Conversation: Unions using the Department of Labor to chill employer speech

November 10, 2010

Criminalizing Conversation: Unions using the Department of Labor to chill employer speech | LaborUnionReport.com.

Anyone notice a theme going on in the country?  If you can’t get  a law passed, no worry, we have a department for that.  From the EPA with cap & trade, to the DOJ with social justice, the executive branch is increasingly pushing congress out of its lawmaking duties.  This excellent editorial from LaborUnionReport.com addresses a new attempt at making it easier for companies to be unionized.

This may be a bit wonky, but if you are a private-sector employer with two or more employees, there’s something sinister coming down the pike from Washington that you’ll probably want to know about.

Any day now, the union-controlled Department of Labor will be issuing new rules interpreting a little-known 1959 law called the Landrum-Griffin Act (officially, the Labor-Management Reporting & Disclosure Act).

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