James R. Redeker


  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Editor: How does The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) fit into an overall strategy to engineer a comeback for unions?
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    When the Obama administration takes over, Big Labor will likely seek its own bail-out from the government. But rather than basing its plea on flawed business decisions that, left uncorrected, will have a catastrophic effect on the nation's economy, Big Labor will argue that it should get something in return for the $400 million it invested in the political...
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    According to Ronald Meisburg, general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, the negotiation of the first contract after the certification of a bargaining representative is critical to whether the collective bargaining relationship will continue indefinitely into the future or die a quick death. This is without regard to whether the recognition of...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Within moments of the publication of the National Labor Relations Board's decisions in the cases popularly known as the ' Kentucky River Cases,' ( Oakwood Healthcare, Inc. , 348 NLRB No. 37 (2006); Golden Crest Healthcare Center, 348 NLRB No. 39 (2006); Croft Metals, Inc., 348 NLRB No.
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Losing the battle for the hearts and minds of American workers, organized labor has turned increasingly to "corporate campaigns" to replenish its shrinking ranks of paying members. Through the use of various coercive devices, these campaigns are designed to compel (Herb Northrup of Harvard calls it "extort"1) employers to permit what is essentially "top...