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Low-hanging fruit: Obama reverses executive orders, favors labor

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by Sean P. McDevitt, Esq.

President Obama has issued four executive orders that fundamentally change the government’s policy on federal contracting—in ways that dramatically favor organized labor.

Presidents have the authority to adopt executive orders that dictate how the executive branch of the government conducts its affairs. Obama signed the four new orders less than 30 days after taking office.

Invitation to unions

The “Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws” executive order requires employers to post signs informing employees of their right to engage in collective bargaining under the National Labor Relations Act.

This executive order revoked one signed by President George W. Bush that required employers to inform employees of their right to limit their financial support of unions to collective-bargaining activities and refrain from contributing money to political causes favored by unions...(register to read more)

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