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    Default White House Threatens To Veto Anti-Union Measure In Aviation Bill

    In a big boost to union activists, the White House on Wednesday night threatened to veto a major Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill should it include a provision that would alter the way rail or aviation workers can unionize.
    White House Threatens To Veto Anti-Union Measure In Aviation Bill


    President Barack Obama would veto sweeping aviation legislation if Republicans in Congress succeed in gutting a rule favorable to airline and railroad union organizing, the White House said on Wednesday.
    Obama threatens veto of FAA bill over labor provision | Reuters

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    Default Re: White House Threatens To Veto Anti-Union Measure In Aviation Bill

    I think this is the same bill that would make it even harder to organize Fed Ex.

    Rep. Steven LaTourette (R-Ohio) will sponsor an amendment to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill that, if passed, would strike back at his party’s efforts to limit union organizing at airline and railway companies.

    Republican breaks ranks on union issue - The Hill's Transportation Report

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    Default Re: White House Threatens To Veto Anti-Union Measure In Aviation Bill

    Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today urged the House of Representatives to keep the current simple majority voting process for all workers in the rail and airline industries who want to exercise their right to form unions.
    Hoffa Calls On Congress To Keep NMB Voting Rule For Rail, Airline Workers | International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

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    Default Re: White House Threatens To Veto Anti-Union Measure In Aviation Bill

    So.... what's the status on this bill? Did he veto, did they tie it up in committee or did it get lost during the budget fiasco?

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    Default Re: White House Threatens To Veto Anti-Union Measure In Aviation Bill

    It probably got lost. Like so many of the other labor freindly issues.

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    Default Re: White House Threatens To Veto Anti-Union Measure In Aviation Bill

    Yeah , they talk a big game around election time, but that's about it.

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    Default Re: White House Threatens To Veto Anti-Union Measure In Aviation Bill

    I have given up on our president to do anything to help unions. The very people that helped get him elected are the ones he is leaving behind now. I am completely digusted with the whole situation. No one is looking out for the working man anymore.

 

 

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