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  • Court Upholds NAM Victory Over NLRB Overreach

    04 September 2013 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit refused the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) request to allow a rehearing of the NAM's victory over the NLRB's –posting requirement– rule issued by the court earlier this year.

  • Manufacturers: Broken Sugar Program Is Costing Jobs

    22 May 2013 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued this statement in support of the amendment offered by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) to reform the U.S. Department of Agriculture's sugar program: –The U.S. sugar program is costing domestic manufacturing jobs. The program creates artificially high domestic sugar prices and volatility in the market–resulting in lost jobs and damaged competitiveness for America's food manufacturers. In 2006, the Commerce Department found that for each sugar job saved under the program, three manufacturing jobs are lost. A 2011 report by Iowa State University economists found that the sugar program costs American consumers $3.5 billion annually and sacrifices 20,000 manufacturing jobs.

  • Manufacturers Win in Fight Against NLRB Overreach

    07 May 2013 | Press Release

    Manufacturers Win in Fight Against NLRB OverreachWill Remain Vigilant Against Future Steps to Undermine the American Workplace National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C.

  • Manufacturers Weigh in on Legislative Solutions to NLRB Overreach

    13 June 2012 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., June 13, 2012 - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President for Human Resources Policy Joe Trauger issued the following statement in support of amendments addressing recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) activity offered by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to the Fiscal Year 2013 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. These amendments would halt the –ambush elections– rule and the Specialty Health-Care –micro-unions– rule.

  • Courts Rejection of Ambush Elections is a Victory for Manufacturers

    14 May 2012 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement after U.S. District Court today invalidated the National Labor Relations Board –ambush elections– rule, expediting the unionization election process.