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2019 U.S. DOL Criminal LMRDA Enforcement Actions September 27, 2019 by NILRR Staff (Edit) 2019 USDOL Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) (updated by USDOL 9/26/2019) On September 17, 2019, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, Theodore E. Watson, former business manager for Insulators Local 74…(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)

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UAW Headquarters LM-2 reveals how much money UAW headquarters took in and where they spent it. Click here for the report:  https://olms.dol-esa.gov/query/orgReport.do?rptId=698886&rptForm=LM2Form Before considering what a UAW strike could mean, let us examine the vast array of industries UAW has organized to…(Read More)

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The third time is a charm.  Volkswagen workers at the Chattanooga plant voted once again in favor of freedom.  The vote ran 833 opposing and 776 pushing for unionization.  According to the National Labor Relations board (NLRB) around 70 employees refrained from voting.  Union organizers seemed to ply their usual tactics – advertising and many…(Read More)

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School Bus Drivers Sue to Remove Union They Never Wanted libertyheadlines.com, November 29, 2018 Two school-bus drivers in Pennsylvania want to remove a union from their workplace, but the National Labor Relations Board isn’t letting them. Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Foundation, said: “The National Labor Relations Act…(Read More)

Monopolistic Unionism Makes Schools Less Effective, More Expensive ‘[Coercive] Union Strength Variable . . . Has a Substantial and Statistically Significant Negative Relationship With Student Achievement’ By Stan Greer For many years, the vast majority of Americans have rated the performance of the public schools of our nation as mediocre or worse.  By more than…(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)