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In a stunning reversal, Big Labor puts individual choice before the “collective good” when it comes to organizing marijuana growers. Jillian Kay Melchior has the story in National Review Online today. Dropping membership is the waking nightmare of American unionism. To cope, Big Labor is turning to pot. Cannabis holds out promise as a growth industry, [...]
James Sherk, Senior Policy Analyst with the Heritage Foundation, explains why unions do not speak for their members, and consequently continue to lose members. The story is on National Review Online. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported yesterday that unions lost 400,000 members in 2012. Union membership fell from 11.8 to 11.3 percent of all [...]
Pennsylvania United Food and Commercial Workers union officials are opposing legislation that will privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania. Government control of liquor has been a plum victory for union bosses. They have given thousands in forced dues to both Republican and Democrat lawmakers to keep carrying water for forced unionism. Eric Boehm, reason.com, has the story. The United [...]
National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation attorneys have taken up the cause of work freedom for Karen Cox, an Illinois worker whose rights have been denied by union officials and others. Here’s the story: A local affiliate of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) unionized Cox’s workplace in June 2012. However, union and [...]
The California Supreme Court has continued the Golden State’s tradtion of allowing union bosses to run rampant over businesses and workers. Bob Egelko, SFgate.com, has the story: The state Supreme Court on Thursday upheld California laws allowing labor unions to picket in a store’s parking lot or on private sidewalks, but cautioned that unions might [...]
From Michelle Malkin, a short overview on union violence, including the incidents which accompanied passage of Michigan’s Right to Work Law. Not so many moons ago, President Obama urged us all to “make sure that we are talking with each other in a way that heals, not a way that wounds.” He Who Heals [...]
While ponying up only one fifth of the finances, SEIU union bosses will be providing untold millions of in-kind contributions to the Democrat Super pac, House Majority. Luke Rosiak, of the Washington Times, has the story: The partnership between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the House Majority PAC, which most recently helped Democrats [...]
Union Bosses Set Forest Fire Captain’s Religious Rights Ablaze www.nrtw.org, May 21, 2012 With free legal assistance from National Right to Work Foundation attorneys, Susanville firefighter John Valentich filed the charge against the CDFF union with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission located in San Francisco. What’s [...]