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Dave Jamieson

Finally, It Might Get Easier To Unionize

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a judge struck down an earlier version in 2012, federal officials announced Wednesday that they will re-introduce a set of rules t...

Dave Jamieson

How The GOP Turned Back The Clock On Labor Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In August 2011, Lafe Solomon received one of the least desirable overtures in modern Washington: a subpoena from Rep. Darrell Issa (R-C...

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

Full Slate Of Obama Picks Get Confirmed

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate confirmed all five of President Barack Obama's nominees to the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday, marking the first t...

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GOP's Preposterous Offer To Democrats On Blocked Nominees

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is locked in a filibuster fight that GOP leaders claim could ultimately destroy the chamber. At the center of this showdown s...

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How Obstructionism Pays For GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican senators who support a lawsuit that could shut down the National Labor Relations Board have received more than $6 million ove...

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How Senate Obstruction Helped Ruin This Guy's Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the past three years, Marcus Hedger has lost a good-paying manufacturing job and a nice home in Antioch, Ill. Thanks to the dysfuncti...

Obama Picks Advance Despite GOP Opposition

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel has endorsed President Barack Obama's slate of five nominees to sit on the National Labor Relations Board. Two of th...

Give Us Five: A Fully Functioning NLRB Needs All Five Members

Larry Cohen | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Larry Cohen

They know that even under the best circumstances, justice is hard to come by. Now, the Senate is making it virtually impossible for workers to gain the justice they deserve. And what does that say about our democracy?

Dave Jamieson

How Republicans Could Shut Down A Federal Agency

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Senate about to consider President Obama's nominees to the National Labor Relations Board, Democrats and labor groups are growi...

GOP Pushes Bill To Halt Labor Board Action

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House on Friday passed a bill to prevent the National Labor Relations Board from conducting much of its business until a disput...

Dave Jamieson

Obama Makes Major Nominations

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama made three nominations to the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday, hoping to bring some stability to an age...

Dave Jamieson

Administration To Petition SCOTUS On Recess Appointment Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Labor Relations Board, whose recess appointments by President Barack Obama were ruled invalid by a panel of federal judges ...

White House Makes Move After Federal Court Smackdown

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday formally nominated two members of a labor board whose appointments had been in doubt aft...

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Judges Flout Decades Of Presidential Tradition In Obama Smackdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The research arm of the U.S. Congress has studied the controversial appeals court ruling striking down President Barack Obama's recess a...

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Biz Lobby 'Licking Its Chops' Over Recess Appointment Debacle

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The appeals court ruling striking down President Barack Obama's recess appointments to the federal labor board is barely a week old, but...

Federal Court Smacks Down Obama Appointments

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate last year to appoint three members of the National Lab...

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Official Resigns After Investigation Involving Former Romney Adviser

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics

A member of the National Labor Relations Board resigned quietly over the holiday weekend after investigators found that he had leaked sensitive board ...

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GOP Anti-Union Measure Fails In Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a modest victory for labor groups, a rare measure that would have blocked new federal rules considered favorable to unions failed Tue...

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Dems Turn Up Heat On Romney Adviser In Ethics Probe

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following the release of a potentially embarrassing inspector general's report, Democrats in the House and Senate are pressing for more ...

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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...

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Inviting Fury From GOP, Obama Doubles Down On Recess Appointments

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Doubling down on President Barack Obama's bold recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, t...

Craig Becker Blocked: GOP Obstructs Obama Labor Board Nominee

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Tuesday failed to push through President Barack Obama's choice of a union lawyer to serve on the National Labor...