Washington Examiner, Sean Higgins
The federal government has signed agreements with three foreign countries — Mexico, Ecuador and the Philippines — to establish outreach programs to teach immigrants their rights to engage in labor organizing in the U.S. The agreements do not distinguish between those who entered legally or illegally…..
The five-member board is the agency that enforces the National Labor Relations Act, the main federal law covering unions. In 2013, Lafe Solomon, the board’s then-acting general counsel, signed a “memorandum of understanding” with Mexico’s U.S. ambassador. The current general counsel, Richard Griffin, signed additional agreements with the ambassadors of Ecuador and the Philippines last year….
Outraged yet? You should be America. The law’s protections are extended to illegal immigrants, employed and engaging in union organizing while not legally authorized to work in the USA. American businesses can be sanctioned for terminating the illegal if the NLRB ordains that he or she was terminated for “activism.”
ALL ABOUT POLITICS AND THE VOTE:
SEIU recently launched a website where illegal immigrants can learn how to take advantage of the Obama amnesty order. The website, iAmerica.org, also includes a voter registration widget, powered by Rock the Vote on its ‘Citizens’ page, but stipulates,’If you are a U.S. citizen and over the age of 18 you have the right to have a say in how our country is governed. Register to vote and make your voice heard….’
Other labor groups like the AFL-CIO are training organizers to recruit illegal immigrants; the United Food and Commercial Workers is planning workshops and enlisting churches and community groups to locate illegal workers….
Again, I ask…Are you outraged yet?