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(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)

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Amidst the GM strike of 48,000 members, the government continues to identify and arrest United Auto Workers (UAW) officials.  Jeffery Pietrzyk allegedly received millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks from vendors that manufactured clothing and watches.     Pietrzyk, retired from the UAW in 2014, was charged in an information with…(Read More)

Union bosses claim they are working for the benefit of their members.  While United Auto Workers (UAW) bosses called for a strike, their members obeyed, but the cost for rank and file may be more than they thought, considering how much investigation of UAW bosses’ corruption is costing them.  Nolan Finley has the story in…(Read More)

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United Auto Workers (UAW) bosses called a strike Saturday night as they held out for more, more more from General Motors (GM).  About 48,000 UAW members walked out Saturday evening.   Bank of America analysts predict the strike could cost GM  as much as $90 million per day.   As a result, GM shares are down…(Read More)

UAW Board Member and Region 5 Director Vance Pearson, was indicted for conspiring to embezzles hundreds of thousands in union dues.  The announcement comes as UAW is in the midst of negotiations with the “Big Three” automakers on a new UAW contract, and President Gary Jones’ premises were searched.  Nora Naughton has the story in…(Read More)

  On August 2, 2019, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, Steven Kristopher Perry, former Financial Secretary-Treasurer of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 2077 (located in Columbus, Ohio), was sentenced to three years supervised release to include 180 days of home confinement.  He…(Read More)

Excerpt from op-ed by NILRR.org’s Stan Greer in The Hill. At the end of July, the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee passed S. 2302, a $287 billion bipartisan infrastructure package. The legislation was unanimously approved in committee, and President Trump has expressed his support via Twitter. There…(Read More)