President Obama To Unions: See You LaterCWA International President Larry Cohen charged that Democratic leaders had refused past requests to attach pro-union provisions to appropriations bills, but were allowing Republicans to use the FAA appropriation to force an anti-union change.
?The leadership in the Senate didn?t even see fit to include [the pro-labor NMB rule] in this gutting of the statute?? yelled Cohen. ?Our little crumb of an advancement is left as a rule, so the day that there?s ever a Republican President elected?they?re going to strip the rule. The statute will remain. It?s worse than it?s ever been.?