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The U. S. Department of Labor’s Office of Labor Management Standards was charged with investigating allegations into the union officers election of Local 72, American Postal Workers Union, of Cleveland, Ohio.  A Stipulation of Settlement and Order means the Labor Department supervised an officer election last month.   It appears these officials…(Read More)

The U. S. Department of Labor Office of Labor-Management Standards, Atlanta-Nashville office, has investigated and indicted Janet Pilcher for embezzlement of union funds on February 28.  Pilcher is the former Secretary-Treasurer of the National Association of Letter Carriers, is accused to embezzling $65,033.46 between October, 2014 and March, 2018…(Read More)

What’s Under UAW’s Hood? USDOL LM-2 Disclosures Top-Paid Disclosed Officers and Employees Benefits and show instructional screen shots of LM-2 (use John Sweeney example of LM-2 underreporting)Highlight seemingly extravagant expenses, with screen shotsList UAW properties if seem interesting, with screen shots] While some wages appear on union LM…(Read More)

Those who keep up with business trends are cognizant that Right to Work states enjoy many benefits:  more jobs, more factories, higher standard of living, more job security, lower taxes.  An expert gvies 6 reasons predicting Tesla will open a factory in Right to Work Texas.  Shanthi Rexaline has the story on…(Read More)


An American Federation of Teachers-AFL-CIO affiliate has been cited by the Labor Department Office of Labor Management Standards (OLMS) for elections violations.  The complete story is a complicated one involving allegations of mismanagement of funds, as well as election fraud.  The local’s  Vice President  brought the mismanagement charges…(Read More)

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)

As Service Employee International Union (SEIU) officials gear up to spend $150 million in forced dues to defeat President Trump in this year’s elections, the theft of approximately $1 million in forced dues adds insult to injury.   In 2018, SEIU spent almost $40 million on political activity, more than they spent on…(Read More)