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In November 2012, roughly 63 million Americans nationwide voted against the winning candidate for U.S. President, Barack Obama. People who cast their ballots for Mitt Romney, Gary Johnson, Jill Stein and the numerous other candidates who didn’t win were undoubtedly disappointed. But many have been able to take consolation in the fact that, as citizens, […]
Former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating gives a polished review of “Unintimidated,” Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s book about the passage of Act 10. As Governor of Oklahoma, Keating proposed a state referendum on Right to Work, which passed in September, 2001. In his review, Keating concentrates on government employee monopoly bargaining as the root of the […]
National Right to Work Legal Foundation Attorney John Raudabaugh comments on how the recent packing of the National Labor Relations Board with pro-union appointees is likely to affect the decisions coming from that board. Andrew Stiles has the story in National Review Online. John Raudabaugh, a labor-law professor at Ave Maria University who served on […]
Unions Bring Chicago Thuggery to California, Oregon Hospitals Breitbart.com, December 02, 2013 The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is attempting to force hospitals in California and Oregon to allow it to organize workers by using ballot initiatives that would cap executive pay and charges to patients, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The SEIU […]
UAW union bosses, America’s richest union, are so desperate for funds they are proposing a dues hike. This means forced-dues payors are in for a rate increase also. Bernie Woodal has the story in the Baltimore Sun. The UAW, the richest U.S. union with $1 billion in assets, is also one of the most politically influential, contributing […]
Assemblyman Eric Bulison is ready to introduce a Right to Work law in the Missouri Assembly in the next session. Jonathan Shoreman has the story in the News-Leader. Springfield lawmaker Eric Burlison has been trying to get so-called Right to Work legislation passed for years and is now tying his argument for the bill to […]
It appears Service Employees International Union officials continue ploughing money and workers into an organizing campaign directed towards fast-food workers. These workers so far have not responded to the SEIU’s overtures, and disruption of their workplace is unlikely to convince anyone to join. Demonstrations are set for tomorrow. Sean Higgins has the story in the […]
Detroit is the largest city to be forced to declare bankruputcy, in part due to union officials’ extorting huge sums of money from taxpayers to pay for incredibly lucrative pensions for city union members. Nathan Bomey, Brett Snavely, and Alissa Priddle, have the story in the Detroit Free Press. The city of Detroit today […]