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Obama’s Labor Board Pushes Manufacturing Jobs Overseas

mistermilo Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 6:48 PM
Unions, once, served a good purpose. That day is long gone.
gs425 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 7:07 PM
Unions never served a good purpose. They rose to prominence on the lack of industry in Europe and Asia decimated by WWI & WWII bombings. The US was the only place to go for manufacturing on a large scale.

Unions simply rode that coat tail and taking credit for pushing up wages in a market where skilled workers where at a premium and could demand such wages regardless.
If you are wondering why American manufacturing jobs are going overseas and not coming back, look no further than President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board. The NLRB recently told a U.S. Court of Appeals that employers’ concerns that a multiplicity of small bargaining units will cripple their operations are “irrelevant” under U.S. labor law.

The Board’s position was put forward by Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon in a disturbing brief to the Fourth Circuit. It was filed to defend the Obama Board’s highly controversial decision, Specialty Healthcare, which jettisoned 76 years of Board law. The decision authorized unions in...