pennlive.com, December 30, 2016
The principle of the right to work is gaining steam across America. Will Pennsylvania stoke the boilers of real progress and hop aboard the train?
New York Post Online, December 30, 2016
Disgraced jail-guard union boss Norman Seabrook likened himself to Jesus and said he forgives those who abandoned him when he was nailed on bribery charges in June, according to a bizarre new video making the rounds.
Sun Herald Online, December 30, 2016
A nonunion electrical contractor has withdrawn the federal racketeering lawsuit he filed against a powerful Philadelphia labor leader after the two fought at a work site earlier this year.
Lane Report Online, December 27, 2016
Being designated as a right-to-work state will be a strong signal to business leaders that Kentucky offers a positive business environment. Many businesses, especially overseas firms, begin their search for new locations by only considering right-to-work states.
Watchdog.org, December 28, 2016
A man who lodged thousands of labor complaints while serving as acting general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board — a possibly illegal appointment — had a new job in 2016 that would have been a lot scarier for America’s job creators and working families.
Fresno Bee Online, December 28, 2016
Did it ever occur to the governor and the state Agricultural Labor Relations Board that the California employer might have an appropriate and just role in the welfare of the farmworker?
You wouldn’t think so after the appointment of yet another UFW-trained activist to the ALRB staff.
San Diego Union-Tribune Online, December 28, 2016
In their two separate complaints against United Food and Commercial Workers Local 135 and union president Mickey Kasparian, two women described a workplace where the labor leader intimidated employees to the point where they were too scared to complain. Four additional women who did not sue but also worked for the union gave similar descriptions of their time working under Kasparian.
Ozarksfirst.com, December 26, 2016
“Nevada workers who are covered by union contracts join the union,” said Rosenfeld. “They don’t have to. It’s a right to work state, but upwards of 90 percent choose to do.”
To help safeguard Democracy, unions must first embrace it
The Hill Online, December 27, 2016
That should come as a surprise to many SEIU members who know that their union has little use for democracy.