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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 […]
Under Oregon labor law provisions authorizing monopoly bargaining in government workplaces, public employees who don’t wish to join a union are forced to allow union officials to negotiate with their employer over their pay, benefits, and working conditions. They are prohibited from negotiating on their own behalf. There is no exception if the employer and […]
President Obama is seeking to restrain political activity of nonprofits, including corporations, but perhaps not unions. Nicholas Confessore has the story in the New York Times. New rules proposed by the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service would clarify both how the I.R.S. defines political activity and how much nonprofits are allowed to spend on […]