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It’s difficult to imagine union bosses backing down on an organizing campaign when they will force workers to join or support a labor union in order to keep a job. Dan Mihalopolous has the story in the Chicago Sun-Times. “Please be advised the Teamsters Local Union No. 727 hereby disclaim any and all representational interest in [...]
Mark Mix, President of the National Right ot Work Legal Defense Foundation, comments on a victory for workers in Massachusetts. Ira Kantor has the story in the Boston Herald. Workers caught in a battle between a local union and Lynn-based Complete Cleaning Inc. have won a federal settlement from the union after officials illegally claimed [...]
Ivan Osorio questions how much Andy Stern and the SEIU national affiliate knew about Tyrone Freeman’s illegal activities before they came to light in openmarket.org. The important question that the Labor Department needs to ask now is: What did Stern and the rest of the SEIU leadership know and when did they know it? And [...]
SEIU Local 1′s 2013 Strategic Plan reveals a goal of forcing thousands of guards and airport workers into unwanted representation. A majority of the workers perform janitorial or security duties. The plan also boasts it will help the “99%” achieve equity with the “1%.” This “1%” must include some SEIU officials, considering their hefty salaries. Luke Rosiak [...]
SEIU, one of the most notorious unions for corporate campaigns, and forcing workers with low-paying jobs into paying dues for little, if any, representation, slithers to new lows. Paul Pringle and Hailey Branson-Potts have the story in the Los Angeles Times Online. Tyrone Freeman, who represented about 190,000 homecare workers as a leader of the [...]
Phyllis Schlafly, on moralliberal.com comments on union bosses’ use of forced dues to elect President Obama to his second term. Today we are inaugurating Barack Obama for his second term. Let’s talk about just one of the reasons he won his campaign for reelection. The union called SEIU was the top spender on Democratic campaigns this year, [...]
Jack Spencer, Michigan Capitol Confidential, has the story of those Michigan Right to Work protestors who were arrested and their connection with an SEIU forced dues scheme perpetrated on Michigan home caregivers. Seven of the eight people facing felony charges for their alleged actions on Dec.6 at the State Capitol are affiliated with the SEIU [...]