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Documents Show Teachers Unions Spent Millions on Luxury Hotels, Overseas Travel, Car Services The74Million.org, November 29, 2015 A cursory scan of the line items on the union’s annual financial filings shows that the American Federation of Teachers spent more than $1.3 million on luxury hotels, more than $300,000 on foreign travel…(Read More)

The Editor of Labor Union Report Online, speculates about the United Auto Workers’ union representation election win last week. Not surprisingly, the union won the largely symbolic vote 108-44. Also, not surprisingly, shortly afterward, the UAW urged the company to drop its appeal of the NLRB’s decision to allow a “micro-unit” of…(Read More)

    Worker files unfair labor charge against GM, UAW Detroit News Online, December 01, 2015 Daniel Lowery of Holly is claiming unfair labor practices against the three entities, according to a copy of the charges filed last week by the National Right to Work Defense Foundation Inc. on behalf of Lowery. The foundation says…(Read More)

  Group hits labor unions as VW Chattanooga vote nears Chattanooga Times Free Press Online, November 23, 2015 The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, in a letter to U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez, said his department is ignoring IG Metall’s failure to file federal disclosure papers. Union bosses smear teachers…(Read More)

Union calls for full investigation into Housing Authority of Baltimore City Baltimore Sun Online, October 23, 2015 Union leader Glenard S. Middleton called Thursday for a “full investigation” into the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, following allegations some maintenance workers demanded sex from female residents to make repairs. Why 8,737 UPS retirees are bracing…(Read More)

UAW union officials are once again attempting to organize the Volkswagen automobile factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The first attempt to organize the plant in 2014 failed, but UAW officials are back for another round.  Christina Rogers has the story in The Wall Street Journal Online. The union hopes to win recognition for a smaller group…(Read More)

Supreme Court upholds right-to-work for state workers freep.com, July 29, 2015 The Michigan Supreme Court, in an opinion that has the effect of making state employees subject to Michigan’s 2012 right-to-work law, ruled Wednesday that Michigan’s Civil Service Commission never had the authority to impose union fees on…(Read More)