Desperation is setting in at the White House and the white knight attempting to rescue Obama from himself is the NLRB, guided by a pair of Obama recess appointees Craig Becker and Mark Pierce (see National Labor Relations Board or NBLR – National Big Labor Resuscitation). Becker and Pierce are taking steps to achieve Big Labor’s most coveted prize, card check (see Card Check through Regulation vs. Legislation). The NLRB has scheduled a vote this Wednesday, November 30, 2011 where they Plan to Ease Way for Unions to rapidly organize employers through quickie elections. This vote is no more than “Card Check” in disguise (see the Board published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking here). Why is this pair in such a hurry? Member Becker’s term expires at the end of December 2011, and this is the last time the rogue NLRB is guaranteed to have a democratic major ity to combat the pending legislation to reign in the NLRB and to pass regulations that favor Big Labor (see Workplace Fairness Act Set to Move to the House Floor). Just as important, the timeline referred to above is obviously a blatant move to provide big labor with the tools to rapidly force unionize unsuspecting businesses in order to provide Obama and the Democratic party a huge campaign fund source derived from the new influx of membership dues just in time for the 2012 elections. This is obviously a simple “pay to play” maneuver that will be A Death Penalty for Employees and Employers.
This is a classic case of Political Aspirations & Payback Ahead of American Jobs, because this President and the rogue NLRB are intent on Overwhelming the System in order to achieve their labor agenda, first pronounced in the Employee Free Choice Act (see EFCA Through the Backdoor. Contrary to disingenuous mainstream media and liberal democrat rhetoric this Sleight of Hand from the Rogue NLRB has nothing to do with protecting employee rights, social justice or protecting the middle class. In fact, it will provide Big Labor the ability to do just the opposite by providing it with the tools to intimidate employees into signing union cards well before petitioning for an election, while removing employer ability to educate employees by shortening the election process to 10 days or less. This will virtually eliminate the employer’s ability to expose its employees to the truth that just because they signed a union card doesn’t mean they have to vote union during the secret ballot election as vividly detailed in The Devil at My Doorstep. The truth is, this is much less about the rights of employees to organize, than it is about the president winning the 2012 election, the future survival of the big labor Gasping Dinosaurs and the redefining of America into a socialistic form of government.
However, the NLRB Putsch could have a monkey wrench thrown into its plans by the lone remaining Republican NLRB board member, Mr. Brian Hayes. In a recent letter to Congressman Kline, Chairman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Mr. Hayes indicated that he has been removed from the regulatory process, and that he may resign or boycott the vote to eliminate the chance of passage on Wednesday (see NLRB Member Hayes Details Outrageous Pearce Strong-Arming on Quickie Election Rules, Hayes Letter to Cline and Chairman Pearce Response to Member Hayes). The circus continued when Big Labor lover and beneficiary, California Congressman George Miller, took Hayes to task concerning his threats to resign and incapacitate the board (see Representative Miller Weighs In On Potential Hayes Resignation and Miller’s Letter to Hayes). Congressman Miller is well aware the Supreme Court ruled in 2010 that two members alone lacked the legal authority to issue new regulations, which would obviously derail the president and his appointees ruling if Hayes decided to take such action, an action Hayes needs to take if we are to avoid Rule by Fiat and the associated massive loss of jobs/high unemployment.
When Will Congress and the Main Stream Media Wake Up and ask “Why are Businesses Sitting on the Sidelines?” They must realize, before it is too late, that this President and his backers are not interested in Restoring America’s Prosperity, but fundamentally changing it to a socialist/communist state. His biggest Big Labor backers such as the SEIU have been involved in rallies that raise the question, is Communism at the Highest Levels?
About the author: David A. Bego is the President and CEO of EMS, an industry leader in the field of environmental workplace maintenance, employing nearly 5000 workers in thirty-three states. Bego is the author of “The Devil at My Doorstep,” based on his experiences fighting back against one of the most powerful unions in existence today.