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Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 26 officials are working hand-in-glove with some local organizations (representing approximately 30% of the warehouse workforce) to strike on Monday, Amazon Prime Day 1.  The strike planned to go forward in the Shakopee, Minnesota warehouse, which has been suffering from a quiet corporate campaign since last year…(Read More)

The California Democratic Party convention drew all 24 Democrat to San Francisco this week.  While all were invited, only six of the 24 Democrat presidential candidates made a special visit  to a Service Employees International (SEIU) meeting.  Amy Klobuchar stumped the hardest, proclaiming her union pedigree and advocating for GETTING RID OF RIGHT TO WORK…(Read More)

Perhaps the most decided disadvantage to being a union boss must be that you deal with unionized employees who turn your own tactics against you as an employer.  Service Employees International Union bosses were stopped dead in their tracks as they resorted to tactics other employers use to stay in business.  The local…(Read More)

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KENTUCKY COURT STRIKES DOWN UNION’S ‘DESPERATE ATTEMPT’ TO KILL RIGHT-TO-WORK LAW dailycaller.com, November 16, 2018 “The court rejected a desperate attempt by union bosses to re-impose their power to have a worker fired for refusing to pay dues or fees to a union they oppose,” National Right to Work Foundation…(Read More)

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Forced-Dues State Households Have Less Real Income www.nilrr.org, October 22, 2018 MERIC’s annual data for 2017 show that, among the 14 states with the highest overall cost of living last year, not one has on the books and in effect a Right to Work law barring the termination of employees for…(Read More)

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Journalists Turning to Union Protection in Turbulent Times bloomberglaw.com, October 26, 2018 Unionization can be problematic when all employees are forced into a “one-size-fits-all contract,” National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation spokesman Patrick Semmens told Bloomberg Law in an email. “The problem with unionization under current U.S. labor law…(Read More)

Seattle Housekeeper Asks NLRB to End Obama-Era Policy Blocking Secret Ballot Vote to Remove Union www.nrtw.org, August 24, 2018 The UNITE HERE Local 8 union was installed at the hotel through an oft-abused “card check” drive, which bypasses an NLRB-supervised secret ballot election. Gladys Bryant, a housekeeper at the hotel…(Read More)

Group wants California union to hand $100 million back to state workers sacbee.com, July 20, 2018 The National Right to Work Foundation in a new court filing attached to an ongoing lawsuit is demanding that SEIU Local 1000 return the money to about 40,000 current and former state workers because the union allegedly…(Read More)