Thursday, September 1, 2011

Gov. Nikki Haley Calls for NLRB to Be Disbanded

This article reports that Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina has reached one conclusion about the National Labor Relations Board: it has got to go.

“What you have is a rogue agency that is doing the most un-American thing imaginable to our businesses,” the governor said this morning on a conference call. “And as we are looking at President Obama to give his speech on jobs, the only thing I want to hear from him, the only thing the people of this country want to hear from him is that he’s going to disband the NLRB or get them to step down from a great American company that chose to do business in South Carolina as opposed to going overseas.”

The NLRB sued Boeing for its decision to build and open a non-union 787 Dreamliner assembly plant in North Charleston, S.C., claiming the choice was made in retaliation against the company’s unionized workforce in Everett, Wash. Never mind that Boeing has since added more than 1,000 jobs in South Carolina and more than 2,000 jobs in the state of Washington....

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