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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 […]
Virginia Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe is wasting no time , meeting with Old Dominion labor officials barely 2 weeks after the election. What’s the rush? Anna Palmer has the answer on Politico.com The facetime with union heads is notable because Virginia is a “right to work” state, though union organizing wasn’t a major issue in the election. McAuliffe, a […]
Vindy.com Fresh from the heady defeat of Toledo Mayor Mike Bell, Ohio labor union bosses are setting their sights on the 2014 gubernatorial race. Bell supported Governor John Kasich’s attempt to restrict government employee union monopoly bargaining in Ohio. While the attempt to restrict monopoly bargaining for government employees was voted down by Ohio citizens, Big Labor […]
Mark Mix, President, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation Labor Day is about celebrating workers, not union bosses. But as union bosses rush for face time to show they “stand with workers,” what is often forgotten on Labor Day is why 93 percent of private-sector workers have chosen not to stand with a union […]
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 […]
It’s revenge time for AFL-CIO officials , who have publicly declared war on Rick Snyder and 5 other Republican governors in the 2014 elections. Snyder, who signed a Right to Work bill in 2012, is sure to be the most important target for AFL-CIO union officials who have million of forced-dues dollars to spend on the 2014 […]
James Sherk, in the Washington Times, makes excellent points about the political power unions possess, passing a law that would allow self-employed workers to unionize. That’s correct – self-employed daycare workers. Desperate times call for desperate measures, but the union movement has taken this saying to a new level. It has reacted to […]
James Sherk refutes Ezra Klein’s assertion that America has a “. . . deeply unbalanced political system . . .” by highlighting Big Labor’s ability to donate huge “in-kind” contributions and maintaining total control over politicians. Read more at The Corner: The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein recently lamented that America has “a deeply unbalanced political […]