This month was marked by more never-ending winter storms and tremendous political activity relevant to the manufacturing industry.
3. Union News
My fellow Wisconsinites took notice this Wednesday when Wisconsin’s state Senate passed “right-to-work” legislation and pushed the state toward prohibiting membership in a union as a condition of employment.
Earlier this month, Congress announced plans “to repeal a National Labor Relations Board rule that revised procedures covering union representation elections.”
2. Keystone Veto
The tumultuous Keystone XL oil pipeline debate dominated February’s headlines.
1. FCC Vote
Just yesterday, the FCC voted to protect net neutrality.
Few were shocked by the final vote after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed to redefine broadband Internet as a telecommunications service; however, the debate is ongoing. You can join the conversation on Twitter with #NetNeutrality.
For more on how the FCC’s decision could affect you, check out “Why Should Manufacturers Care About Net Neutrality?”
What political news highlight most defined your February? Comment below or tweet @MNetBridget.
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