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Dave Jamieson

Walmart Broke Labor Law, Feds Charge

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The federal agency that enforces labor law said Monday it has decided to pursue charges against Walmart for threatening and punishing wo...

Dave Jamieson

Board Games: How The Collapse Of The Senate Has Crippled The NLRB And Damaged Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

SMITHERS, W.Va. -- When he was a teenager, Barry Kidd went into the West Virginia coal mines, just like his father, his grandfather and his great-gran...

Dave Jamieson

AFL-CIO Brings Major Labor Official On Board

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The AFL-CIO announced Tuesday that Craig Becker, a former appointee to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), will be returning to t...

Dave Jamieson

Romney Adviser Caught In Ethics Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of an inspector general investigation at the federal labor board, labor unions are calling on the Mitt Romney campaign to di...

Dave Jamieson

Obama Labor Board Appointee Shared Insider Secrets, Violating Ethics Code, Report Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An inspector general's investigation has found that a recent appointee to the National Labor Relations Board violated the agency's ethic...

Romney Fires 'Un-American' Charge

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is bashing the National Labor Relations Board in a new South Carolina ad airing the da...

Dave Jamieson

GOP Loses Major Talking Point

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Machinists union announced Wednesday that it had reached a tentative four-year labor agreement with the Boeing Company, a developmen...

Dave Jamieson

GOP Senator Threatened To Go 'Full Guns A-Blazing' Against Labor Board

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) threatened a "nasty" spat with the National Labor Relations Board and vowed to go "full guns a-blazing" if ...

Enough With the Corporate Pity Party, It's Time to Create Jobs

Kimberly Freeman Brown | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business
Kimberly Freeman Brown

For the millions on Main Street struggling just to make ends meet, the whining from Wall Street is disrespectful. But it's the bullying by corporate-backed lawmakers that is truly setting the dangerous precedent for all of us.

House To Vote On Bill Blocking Government Case Against Boeing

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Republican-dominated House approved a bill Thursday that would undercut the government's labor dispute with Boeing Co., wading ...

Dave Jamieson

Outgoing NLRB Chair Sees 'Silver Lining' In Political Rancor

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wilma Liebman, the outgoing chairwoman of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), can't recall a time when the very idea of collectiv...

Dave Jamieson

Business Groups, Allies Hysterical Over New Workplace 'Poster Rule'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.26.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The federal labor board announced Thursday that it has finalized a rule requiring employers to post notices in the workplace informing w...

Amanda Terkel

Nikki Haley Chats With Rick Perry About His Presidential Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.13.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- What do you do the morning you're set to announce you're running for president? Apparently, you call up the governor of one of the...

Judge Denies Boeing's Request To Dismiss Labor Case

AP | SAM HANANEL and JOSHUA FREED | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Thursday denied Boeing Co.'s request to toss out a government lawsuit that claims the company illegally retaliat...

Labor Dispute Turns Into Headache For Obama

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government's labor dispute with Boeing Co. is turning into a political headache for President Barack Obama, giving his Republic...

The Plane Truth: Unions Don't Equal Quality

Marty Robins | Posted 08.24.2011 | Business
Marty Robins

Given the fragility of our economic recovery, I feel compelled to speak out in opposition to well meaning, but potentially disastrous, suggestions for having government tell a private company how to enhance the quality of its output.

Union Files Complaint Against GOP Senator

AP | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The union representing Boeing Co. workers in Washington state has filed an ethics complaint against Sen. Lindsey Graham, alleging t...

House Committee To Hold Boeing Hearing In South Carolina

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A Republican-led House committee plans to hold a June 17 hearing in South Carolina on a federal board's suit alleging the Boein...