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Home Health Caregivers Might Find Relief from Union Coercion at Supreme Court mackinac.org, August 18, 2017 To help end the dues skim nationally, the Mackinac Center and National Federation of Independent Business have signed on to an amicus brief authored by the Cato Institute in the case Hill v. SEIU. The plaintiff in is…(Read More)

News stories published this month in the New York Times and the Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press highlight the astonishing growth in manufacturing employment experienced by Right To Work Tennessee since the last national recession. Times reporter Patricia Cohen focuses on the job-creating investments from abroad pouring into Chattanooga, the fourth-largest city in…(Read More)

Offal Behavior AUG 21, 2017 | By THE SCRAPBOOK A federal extortion trial in Boston last week showed that Teamsters members haven’t lost their knack for cooking up trouble. It all began in June 2014, when the reality TV kitchen competition Top Chef visited the city to film. Let’s just say things got a…(Read More)

What’s Sauce for the Goose Is Sauce for the Gander, Even at the National Labor Relations Board fed-soc.org, August 02, 2017 Raymond J. LaJeunesse An article in the July 31, 2017, Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report notes that William Emanuel, a lawyer with Littler Mendelson PC and one of President Donald Trump…(Read More)

Kentucky Workers Win Motion to Intervene to Defend Bluegrass State Right to Work Law www.nrtw.org, July 26, 2017 With free legal representation from National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys, a group of Kentucky workers have won a motion to intervene in the recently filed Big Labor-backed lawsuit attacking Kentucky…(Read More)

On July 31, a federal extortion trial of four Boston Teamster union operatives is set to begin. It is expected to last roughly two weeks. Union henchmen John Fidler, Michael Ross, Robert Cafarelli, and Daniel Redmond are accused of threatening and assaulting the cast and crew of the Emmy Award-winning TV reality show Top…(Read More)

Wisconsin’s experience demonstrates that, even when government union bosses’ monopoly-bargaining privileges are dramatically rolled back, they may well be able to wield their political clout over local elected officials to keep counterproductive and collectivist public policies in place. But the Badger State experience also shows that curtailing union bosses’ special privileges does make…(Read More)

For years, government union monopolists have been ripping off ordinary taxpayers in Illinois, a state where both private- and public-sector employees may be forced to pay Big Labor dues or fees as a job condition, in a host of ways. Meanwhile, the Prairie State’s economic performance has been abysmal. From 2006 to 2016…(Read More)

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