Archive of WFI Press Releases:
August 10, 2012
Coalition Releases New McCaskill Video
Kansas City, MO – The Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs (CPMOJ) today unveiled a new video highlighting Senator Claire McCaskill's continued effort to "dodge" questions from small business owners and employees regarding her position on micro-unions.
July 17, 2012
Missouri Coalition Urges House Subcommittee & Senator McCaskill To Oppose Micro-Unions
Jefferson City, MO – The Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs (CPMOJ) today released statements urging members of the U.S. House Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee to stop micro-unions, which were authorized by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in its Specialty Healthcare decision, by disallowing funding for the measure in the FY 2013 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill.
July 11, 2012
Claire McCaskill Caught On Video Saying One Thing, While Doing Another
Jefferson City, MO – At a local event recently, Senator Claire McCaskill said on videotape that candidates needed to tell voters where they stand on issues.
June 14, 2012
Missourians Ask McCaskill To Take Stand On Micro-Unions
St. Joseph, MO– The Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs today held an event highlighting the negative impact that micro unions can have on job growth and askied Senator Claire McCaskill to take a stand against them.
May 23, 2012
Claire McCaskill: Where Do You Stand On Micro-Unions?
Jefferson City, MO– President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continues to “payback” Big Labor bosses, while putting small business owners and employees at risk. In a recent decision, the NLRB’s Regional Director in New York City approved a micro-union application for employees at the retailer Bergdorf Goodman allowing the formation of separate unions for part-time and full-time employees on the second floor Designer Shoe Department and on the fifth floor Contemporary Shoe Department.
May 17, 2012
McCaskill, Other Members Of Congress Stand With Big Labor & Against Jobs
Jefferson City, MO– The Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs (CPMOJ) today criticized Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill and other sitting members of the Missouri Congressional Delegation for refusing to answer a questionnaire on important workplace issues. Last month, CPMOJ was formed to inform citizens on where candidates for federal office stood on rulings and regulations being pursued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and legislation that would overturn these job-killing regulations. Each candidate was mailed a questionnaire asking their position on employee privacy, ambush elections and micro-unions. Over half the candidates for federal office, including Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians and Constitutionalists took the time to tell voters where they stand.
May 9, 2012
Bipartisan Support For Protecting Employee Information
Jefferson City, MO– The Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs (CPMOJ) today noted that with a week to go until all candidate questionnaires are due, there is already bipartisan support among Missourians running for federal office for common sense, pro-worker policies.
April 24, 2012
Sen. McCaskill Sides With Big Labor Bosses Over Missouri Workers
Jefferson City, MO– U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill today voted against a resolution to effectively nullify a recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling that will allow union bosses to pursue unfair ambush elections. The vote occurred on a joint resolution of disapproval sponsored by Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming that would overturn the NLRB ruling, and hold President Obama and his labor board to account.
April 23, 2012
Candidates For Congress Stake Claim For & Against Ambush Elections
Jefferson City, MO– The Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs (CPMOJ) today announced the initial results to its candidate questionnaire on a job-killing regulation being implemented by President Obama's National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), as well as pending legislation that protects workers and small business owners. CPMOJ sought responses from candidates across Missouri seeking federal office, and to date, 10 candidates running for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives returned their responses.
April 17, 2012
Job Creators Will Watch How Federal Delegation Votes On Reckless Ambush Elections
Jefferson City, MO – The Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs (CPMOJ) today issued the following statement by State Director Jason Klindt on the news that Congress will soon vote on a joint resolution of disapproval that would effectively nullify a recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling that would result in reckless ambush union elections taking place in as little as seven to 10 days.
April 3, 2012
Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs Launched To Defend Worker & Small Business Choices & Freedoms
Jefferson City, MO– Stressing the damage that proposed and implemented regulations and rulings from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) can have on Missouri workers and small businesses, the Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs unveiled its campaign to educate candidates and citizens about the facts surrounding workplace fairness. The Coalition specifically mentioned a lack of employee privacy, ambush elections, and micro-unions. All three of these regulatory changes are designed to support the agenda of Big Labor, and have been advocated by the NLRB.