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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 […]
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 […]
National Right to Work Committee to Hold Candlelight Vigil at AFL-CIO Headquarters Online candlelight vigil to commemorate victims of union violence being held at www.EndUnionViolence.com Washington, DC (August 30, 2013) – Friday afternoon, Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Committee, will be making a speech to launch a candlelight vigil […]
American Stevedoring alleges International Longshoreman’s Union officials have put the company out of business because of their connection to organized crime schemes. Steve Strunksy has the story in the Ledger-Times. A former shipping terminal operator in Newark and Brooklyn is suing the International Logshoremen’s Association for $160 million, charging that leaders of the 65,000-member dockworkers’ […]
Workers win settlement against activist union Boston Herald.com, February 14, 2013 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 to have monopoly bargaining privileges over the employees, according to the National Right to Work Legal Defense […]
The National Institute for Labor Relations Research has tracked violence incidents since 1975. While much of their information comes from news media accounts, it is obvious that many incidents go unreported, even to police, out of fear of retaliation. Union bosses use tough economic times and free speech to exculpate union violence, their victims still suffer […]
8 Right to Work protestors, rescued from jail by a plea deal, were originally charged with assaulting/resisting/obstructing police during a demonstration after Michigan citizens passed their Right To Work Law last year. Brandon Howell has the story on mlive.com. The eight protesters, all from metro Detroit, pleaded guilty at a preliminary hearing Friday before Lansing […]
More examples of how union bosses and their supporters don’t have their members’ welfare in mind. The Obama NLRB has become Big Labor’s servant, sanctioning union violence and endangering workers testifying on behalf of their employers. Labor Union Report Diary has the story: Notwithstanding the union-backed effort to end Senate filibusters, time and time again, both publicly and behind-the-scenes, […]