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In a lawsuit filed early this week, Philadelphian Joshua Keesee, who owns and runs a small, union-free electrical contracting business, charges that union bigwig John Dougherty sucker punched him and broke his nose in January. When that failed to cow Keesee to Dougherty’s satisfaction, the business manager of Local 98 of the International…(Read More)

Union bosses love collecting forced union dues and fees from employees, and loathe people who get in their way, or even signal they might get in the way.  That’s why, a few days ago, a crowd of Ohio AFL-CIO officials and militants applauded the fact that a distinguished jurist’s death had “saved…(Read More)

Right to Work advocates are hopeful that a federal judge’s willingness to stand up to union-label President Barack Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) bureaucrats will help steel the spines of congressional leaders to do the same. For well over a year now, the National Right to Work Committee and its members…(Read More)

Big Labor officials are spending money on Pennsylvania’s State Supreme Court races in early November, attempting to keep forced dues alive and well for the Keystone State.  John Finnerty has the story in the Meadeville Tribune Online.  Believing political influence of the state Supreme Court hangs in the balance of Nov. 3 polling, labor…(Read More)

  A chance to make union dues a choice The Supreme Court could end a corrupt practice of public-sector labor Washington Times Online, September 6, 2015   Mark Mix Thanks largely to favors granted by pliant politicians, government union officials enjoy extraordinary special privileges and wield immense political clout. This influence often comes at the…(Read More)

Labor for Bernie intends to engage rank and file union members to get out the vote for Bernie Sanders using forced dues to realize their goals. But it seems that only union bosses are currently engaged in the campaign.   Mario Vasquez has the story on In These Times. Labor for Bernie, a new nationwide network…(Read More)

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Chairman and General Counsel will both be called before the Senate to answer questions about recent decisions that clearly favor Big Labor.  Michael J. Lotito has the story in Workplace Policy Update. During a May 14 Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to discuss the National Labor Relations Board’s…(Read More)