News Release: Worker Rights Advocate Blasts Obama's Unprecedented Recess Appointments to the NLRB 

News Release

Worker Rights Advocate Blasts Obama's Unprecedented Recess Appointments to the NLRB

The President's legally dubious NLRB recess appointments pave the way for another year of forced-unionism giveaways

Washington, DC (January 4, 2012) - Mark Mix, President of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, issued the following statement in response to President Obama's unprecedented NLRB recess appointments:

"Obama's recess appointments to the NLRB, despite there being no formal recess of Congress, show just how much this Administration is in the pocket of Big Labor. In the last two years the Obama Labor Board has repeatedly enacted one power grab after another on behalf of union bosses, to the detriment of the rights of individual employees - especially those who wish to refrain from union activities. The President's legally dubious NLRB recess appointments pave the way for another year of forced-unionism giveaways.

"Union bosses know their coercive agenda is overwhelmingly unpopular with the American people, which is why they've turned to unelected administrative agencies like the NLRB to push through much of what they cannot get through Congress. That's what makes these appointments all the more offensive in the face of Congress affirmatively taking action to block recess nominations."

National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys are already exploring possible legal challenges to these unprecedented recess appointments in defiance of Congress.

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