Washington, D.C. (June 1, 2011) – The Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) today issued the following questions in advance of Senate hearings for John Bryson, President Obama’s nominee to the Commerce Department:
QUESTION #1: Do you believe Boeing violated Federal labor law by opening a facility in South Carolina?
QUESTION #2: What role did you have as a Boeing board member in deciding to build airplanes in a right-to-work state?
QUESTION #3: Considering you will be focused on the economy as Commerce Secretary, do you believe it is a good thing that Boeing is creating 2,000 new jobs?
QUESTION #4: Do you agree with the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) complaint against Boeing?
QUESTION #5: Did you or current White House Chief of Staff and former Boeing board member Bill Daley discuss the company’s plans to open a new facility in the Palmetto State and if so, did either of you raise concerns that the opening of the facility was retaliation against the union?
QUESTION #6: Do you believe President Obama is responsible for the NLRB’s actions due to the fact he has nominated both Lafe Solomon and Craig Becker?
QUESTION #7: Do you believe the Boeing complaint is an attack against right-to-work states?
QUESTION #8: Do you believe the Boeing complaint will have a chilling effect on companies seeking to increase production in right-to-work states?
QUESTION #9: As Commerce Secretary will you try to attract commerce to the United States by mentioning union organizing as a perk of doing business here?
QUESTION #10: Do you believe the Boeing complaint will result in American companies sending jobs overseas?