Posts Posts by: "CLJ"

Courts are increasingly finding union-led demonstrations violate numerous laws.  Ryan Williams has the story in The Hill. Last year the state’s Benton County Circuit Court issued a restraining order prohibiting the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) and its “subsidiary” OUR Walmart from any actions on company property or at Walmart…(Read More)

Congressman Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs (VA), has requested that all VA employees performing “official time” or union work, return to tending to VA affairs.  With 271 employees devoted solely to working on union businesss, the Department of Veterans Affairs employs the largest number of “official time” employees.  Mark Flatten…(Read More)

After throwing their influence, and millions in forced dues,  into the passage of Obamacare, union bosses are now rethinking that effort in light to the massive cost increases which have accompanied its implementation.  A Washington Examiner editorial takes a look at this new wrinkle.   Union members could be liable for union bosses’ mistaken assumptions. Millions…(Read More)

The National Labor Relations Board has found the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) guilty of intentional slowdowns at the Port of Portland.   Joseph Rose has the story at the Oregonian. The 18-page decision, (PDF) written by administrative law judge Jeffrey D. Wedekind in San Francisco, orders ILWU and its Local 8 and Local…(Read More)

High Court Has Long Admitted Compulsory Payments to Government Unions May ‘Interfere . . . With an Employee’s Freedom to Associate’ On May 29, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer There are many problems with rabidly pro-forced unionism California labor studies professor John Logan’s attack op-ed, published by The Hill today, against the…(Read More)