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In California, it’s all about the students for once.  Things will soon change in the Golden State, renowned for its powerful teacher unions.  Refusing to bow to this teacher union power, California Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu found in favor of students who only asked to receive a quality education.  Sean Higgins has the…(Read More)

High Court Has Long Admitted Compulsory Payments to Government Unions May ‘Interfere . . . With an Employee’s Freedom to Associate’ On May 29, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer There are many problems with rabidly pro-forced unionism California labor studies professor John Logan’s attack op-ed, published by The Hill today, against the…(Read More)

  Bus company cuts ties with union in Spring Grove Hanover (PA) Evening Sun, March 14, 2014 More than half the drivers of Teamsters Local 776 signed a petition asking that they no longer be represented by the union, according to Aaron Solem, legal counsel for drivers circulating the petition. That, he said, is an…(Read More)

Worker Advocate Reacts to Volkswagen’s Request for NLRB Union Election www.nrtw.org, February 3, 2014 Mark Mix, President of the National Right to Work Foundation, issued the following statement after the announcement today that Volkswagen America has petitioned the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a rapid-fire United Auto Workers (UAW) unionization…(Read More)

Millions in forced dues are being poured into the San Diego mayoral race by union bosses.  Mark Walker of UTSanDiego.com, has the story: Of the more than $3.3 million Alvarez and independent expenditure committees working on his behalf have amassed since the campaign began before the November election, nearly 82 percent has come…(Read More)

California taxpayers are, once again, at the mercy of a union official who scoffs at the an audit of two non profit trusts he heads.  Jack Dolan has the story in the Los Angeles Times. The politically powerful head of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s largest union has refused to cooperate…(Read More)

The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) is protesting San Bernardino’s bankruptcy case, pointing out it’s their job to protect the pension fund.  Who protects taxpayers from CalPERS and union officials who demand more and more money from taxpayers and unwilling union  members, to provide more and more outrageous benefits to them? And…(Read More)

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