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By Mark Mix, The Washington Times Last month, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law a bill that designates home-based child care and personal care providers, many of whom are self-employed business owners, as state workers solely for the purpose of forcing them into union ranks.
The Oregonian The Portland School Board often stays quiet during labor negotiations with the powerful Portland Association of Teachers. Not this time. Board leaders have abandoned that strategy and are communicating directly with the public about their goals for a new teacher contract.
Townhall.com Ron Fino, a former FBI contracter, joined the program to share his experience of Labor Union corruption – and their ties to organized crime. It turns out the local 210 usually reports to La Cosa Nostra... Not their due paying members.
greenbaypressgazette.com The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the appeal of a lawsuit brought by two unions challenging the constitutionality of Gov. Scott Walker’s law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers in the state.
By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner A long-running conflict between the Teamsters and the Santa Barbara News-Press has resulted in the National Labor Relations Board sanctioning the newspaper for firing employees who were involved in organizing.
By Eric Katz, GovExec.com A champion of failed House legislation to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service has released draft language for a new proposal, which moves forward with five-day delivery and eases the much-maligned requirement to prefund retirees’ health benefits.
By Caroline May, The Daily Caller In a response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request from Americans for Limited Government, the Internal Revenue Service revealed this month that 201 of its employees work full-time on union activities.
By Ed Ring, Cal Watchdog California’s November 2012 statewide ballot included Proposition 32, the “Stop Special Interest Money Now” initiative. Among the provisions included in this campaign finance reform measure was the requirement that public sector unions obtain permission from each member prior to using a portion of their dues to support political campaigns.
Back in 2010, the NLRB threatened to sue several states which passed amendments to their state constitutions in order to protect a worker’s right to a secret ballot. The NLRB took to sending letters to state attorneys urging them not to enforce the voter endorsed law. Not stopping there, the NLRB did make good on its threat to sue a state that passed such rules
The undersigned organizations strongly oppose the Department of Labor’s expansion of the Davis-Bacon Act to members of survey crews.
On June 13, Representative Tom Price introduced the Representation Fairness Restoration Act that would rollback significant policy changes created in the National Labor Relations Board decision, Specialty Healthcare.
By Tim Devaney, The Washington Times House Republicans took another swing at the Obama administration Thursday, introducing two bills that would combat union activism on the part of the National Labor Relations Board.
By Brad Plumer, The Washington Post In the latest issue of Democracy, Rich Yeselson has a long and interesting essay considering the decline of private-sector labor unions in the United States and whether they might ever make a comeback.
Lewistown Sentinel Hundreds of rulings handed down by the National Labor Relations Board since January 2012 are, in effect, null and void. That is because three of the five NLRB board members were appointed illegally by President Barack Obama.
By Anthony Riedel, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation In an ongoing case involving four West Virginia Constellium Rolled Products workers who continued to work during last fall's Steelworker union-instigated strike against the company, recently-obtained photos portray the union militants' intimidation of those workers.
Education & the Workforce Committee Republicans today introduced two legislative proposals that would protect workers’ right to secret ballot union elections and roll back the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) micro-union Specialty Healthcare decision. Show More Summary
By Mila Mimica, NBC Washington A Department of Labor attorney was arrested in connection with a violent home invasion at the residence of one of his co-workers last week.
cardinalnewmansociety.org Continuing the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) unconstitutional intrusion into religious education, a regional NLRB officer has ruled that faculty members at a Lutheran institution can vote to union...
By Thomas Gnau, Dayton Daily News Delphi salaried retirees are seeing retirement payments from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. change in an unexpected way.
By J. Robert Smith, American Thinker America, home of the free... or not. Americans today, less free under surveillance by federal agencies, bullied by bureaucrats, and harassed for their beliefs by tax collectors (talk about contravening the Declaration of Independence).