Posts Posts by: "NILRR Staff"

Just a few snippets from a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) order that the Teamsters union was ordered to post. As the National Institute for Labor Relations Research obtains more NLRB posters we will keep adding to our newly created list of Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) related NLRB-ordered posters. This list should help illustrate…(Read More)

(Updated by USDOL 03/12/2020) On March 2, 2020, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Edward “Nick” Robinson, former President of United Auto Workers (UAW) Midwest CAP Council (located in St. Louis, Mo.), pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to embezzle union funds in excess of $1…(Read More)

( DOL updated 12/19/2019) On December 6, 2019, in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, the Department filed suit against International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) Local 1694 (located in Wilmington, Del.).  The lawsuit seeks to nullify the local’s May 7, 2019 election of officers.  The complaint…(Read More)


Daniel Howes and Robert Snell of The Detroit News have assembled a very complete synopsis of a decade-long UAW scandal. It work the read to see how union bosses take the trust and money gained off the backs of hardworking employees and taxpayers and indulge in colossal self-indulgences. Million-dollar trips to Palm…(Read More)

(Originally published on January 1, 2002) For well over three decades, congressional debates and recorded votes on the Right to Work issue have consistently benefited proponents and harmed opponents in subsequent election campaigns. The inverse has proven equally true: Whenever federal politicians who publicly purport to support Right to Work have chosen, supposedly for “tactical…(Read More)

DETROIT (Reuters) – A former United Auto Workers board member charged with conspiring with other union leaders to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars of rank-and-file members’ dues is scheduled to appear in federal court in Detroit on Tuesday.The court appearance of Vance Pearson, 58, comes just days after General Motors Co filed…(Read More)

(Download 2019 Fall Right To Work Benefits Fact Sheet) Explanatory notes: *The term “Tax Freedom Day” was coined and popularized by the nonpartisan, Washington, D.C. based Tax Foundation. As the Tax Foundation has explained, it is “the day when Americans … finally have earned enough money to pay off their total [federal, state and local…(Read More)