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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 […]
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 […]
Former NLRB member Peter Schaumber discusses union officials’ use of “worker centers” as organizing centers. Because the centers are not subject to federal law, union officials find they are a useful way to circumvent regulations on union organizing. Peter Schaumber has the story in the Hill. Two weeks ago, in a sharply worded decision, a […]
In an unprecedented power play, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled the United Food and Commercial Workers bosses paying nonunion people to protest at Wal-Mart last year, was not illegal. Sean Higgins has the story in the Washington Examiner. OUR Walmart, which presents itself as a group of disaffected Walmart workers, is identified […]
International Longshore and Warehouse Union bosses continue to ignore safety and flaunt court orders to cease picketing grain barges on the Columbia and Snake Rivers, threatening barge workers who only want to do their jobs. Mateusz Perkowski has the story in the Capital Press Online. A federal judge has sanctioned the longshoremen’s union for ignoring an […]
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 […]
Ohio Governor Has No Credible Excuse For Waving the White Flag on Right to Work August 17th, 2013 An Ohio Prescription for GOP: Lower Taxes, More Aid for Poor Scientific polling ind[...] Cities With Greatest Bankruptcy Risks Overwhelmingly Located in Forced-Unionism States August 19th, 2013 20 Cities That May Face Bankruptcy After Detroit – Newsmax.com Earlier […]