Hearing on overturning Obama's special favor to airline unions 

Last year, President Obama's National Mediation Board overturned 76 years of labor law by adopting a novel interpretation of the rules governing union elections for railroad and airline workers. Such elections had previously always required a majority of the work force to vote for unionization for any union to be given monopoly representation rights. The Obama NMB changed the rules to require only a majority of those voting, in order to help the flight attendants' and machinists' unions take over at Delta.

Among the issues being discussed in this morning's House Transportation hearing is a measure to overturn this Obama favor to the unions.  You can watch the hearing here.

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David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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