National Labor Relations Board/Defending our right to work
Since January, the Attorney General’s office has been engaged in actively defending South Carolina’s right to work and the constitutional rights of our citizens to a secret ballot.
Below is the time line of correspondence between the NLRB and the Attorney General’s office:
June 9, 2011: South Carolina and Texas lead 16 states in Amicus Brief before NLRB
6.9.11 NLRB-Boeing Sixteen AG Amicus Brief
April 20, 2011: NLRB issues complaint against Boeing regarding North Charleston operations
4.20.11 NLRB Complaint
March 4, 2011: South Carolina informs NLRB that we will not sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement
March 4 Letter to the NLRB
March 4, 2011: South Carolina updates Congressional Delegation on NLRB talks.
March 4 Letter to Congress
February 2, 2011: NLRB backs off threat of litigation against South Carolina
Feb 2 Letter
January 27, 2011: South Carolina leads states in response to NLRB threat of litigation.
Jan 27 letter to NLRB
January 13, 2011: NLRB threatens South Carolina and three others regarding constitutional amendments affirming right to a secret ballot.
Original letter from NLRB, 1.13.11
Additional Documents Regarding the Boeing Complaint
5.3.11 US Senate Letter to NLRB
National Lawsuit Regarding Unconstitutional Health Care Mandates
Attorney General Alan Wilson serves on the steering committee for the national lawsuit involving twenty-six (26) states challenging the constitutionality of the federal health care mandate.
The case is currently being appealed by the federal government after the states prevailed in a summary judgment order issued by Judge Roger Vinson.
Read the Attorney General’s statement regarding the decision here:
Statement on Health Care Ruling
EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson led a group of twenty-one (21) bi-partisan Attorneys General from
across the country in calling on the EPA to defer rapid implementation of its greenhouse gas
regulatory program so that Congress can evaluate the need and timing of such regulations.
The State of South Carolina, Aiken County and others are awaiting a ruling from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the U.S. Department of Energy’s withdraw of a licensing application for the Yucca Mountain Repository. South Carolinians have paid over $1.3 Billion to the federal government for the safe keeping of our nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain.