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Talking about the right to -- battle in Michigan all morning -- at a -- -- chairman -- -- is here with us home of the freedom.
It's gonna happen business they got to be right to look and I wanna know you're an expert in the labor field.
Is this gonna spread to other midwest and industrial pro union states -- things.
I suspect it will Stuart good good morning by lowered -- I think you know it out.
We did that the recent right to work laws are being passed.
Is because the predominant union model which goes back to 1930s 1940s.
Is really a combative one.
It doesn't pay enough attention to the need for an employer to make a profit.
On reasonable work rules it saps its.
The company's entrepreneurial spirit -- of seeing Arnold.
What is not tied to performance data is it possible for the Obama administration to stop the trend will get in the way of it'll -- -- in some way because that you'll forma chairman of the National Labor Relations Board.
As I understand it the president is stacking that national labor relations -- -- with people on the left.
All would they be in a position to stop this right to -- trend.
No they would not the the the statute specifically gives the states the right to pass a right to work law and I can't think of -- thing.
Three members of the board to do -- could do to stop that there was a little bit of an effort to do that with regard to Boeing.
But that that was in direct and and not direct and I don't think it would have been if effective anywhere.
But if I'm right and I believe I am that the the president is stacking of the and a -- be.
What can they do what do you expect them to do in this second to to enhance the union movement.
You know there are a variety of different things they can do and they can grant access to union agents.
To an employer's premises after a petition is filed.
They could reverse.
Existing board law and given hope employees the right to use an employee's email system.
To engage in concerted and union activities and -- -- there any variety of different things the board can do to enhance union power but really to the detriment.
Legitimate management interest and and and the rights of workers I just -- as a balancing act via.
On the one hand you've got the right to -- movement -- sensitive really gaining ground.
On the other hand President Obama has a second to he's very much pro union and -- stacking the and a -- be.
Eight that the balance seems to me that organized labor is not doing as well as it was expecting to do in the second Obama -- would you would you agree with that well.
I think that's correct I don't think it's necessarily tied to the president I think it's necessary tied to really.
I -- growing predominant view.
That unions are not conducive in many ways to job creation one only you have to look at the recent to -- -- -- -- which really underlines that so unions really have to look in the -- Try to reinvent themselves and my suggestion would be -- really ought to spend -- -- get get out of politics and spend union dues.
On reinventing themselves and on organizer.
A -- of vast majority I don't know exactly what the percentages you hear different numbers.
Is used by organized labor for unions they spent over 400 million dollars to get President Obama reelected.
400 million that is a gigantic chunk of money.
But this -- always a pleasure thanks so much for being with us on on a very important day will tomorrow will be very important -- -- right to work day back in Michigan.
We appreciate you being with us up -- -- -- thank you very much -- this the.
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