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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 […]
Dislike freeloaders? Change state law The Detroit News Online, November 26, 2013 The 24 states with right to work are grappling with this issue of fairness. Patrick Semmens, vice president of the National Right to Work Foundation, says there’s not a lot of precedent in the public sector for solutions. Wisconsin unions struggle to […]
In 2011, Wisconsin and Ohio became the first two states to adopt legislation revoking government union bosses’ privilege to get public servants fired for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted union after having previously passed a statute explicitly authorizing forced union dues in the government sector. In the Buckeye State, Big Labor […]
National Right to Work Foundation attorneys have won yet another right for Wisconsin teachers. Madison, WI (November 22, 2013) – Last night, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a ruling that allows teachers across the state to vote to determine whether union officials can continue to claim to represent those teachers in their respective workplaces. The […]
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker recounts the threats to his family’s safety after passage of Act 10, which severely limited the scope of monopoly bargaining for government employee unions, and gave teachers right to work freedom as well. Tal Kopan has the story in Politico. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker faced death threats and frightening encounters with […]
In early 2011, Wisconsin and Ohio became the first two states ever to roll back public-sector forced union dues and fees after having statutorily authorized them. Both Wisconsin’s Act 10 and Ohio’s S.B.5 revoked government union officials’ privilege to get public servants fired for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted union. Both […]
Top Teamster official may be sanctioned for threats Washington Examiner Online, October 31, 2013 International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James Hoffa will review possible charges against Sean O’Brien, president of IBT’s Local 25, which represents the Boston area. The charges were recommended by the Teamsters’ Independent Review Board after O’Brien threatened members […]
Tom Barrett’s call to expand Act 10 offensive In the spring of 2012, Big Labor bosses in the Badger State rallied behind union-label Democrat Tom Barrett, the mayor of Milwaukee, who was then challenging GOP Gov. Scott Walker in a special “recall” election. Union officials had instigated the recall as a means of punishing Walker and a […]