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The Really Big Money? Not the Kochs Wall Street Journal Online, March 6, 2014 It’s an extraordinary thing, in a political age obsessed with campaign money, that nobody scrutinizes the biggest, baddest, “darkest” spenders of all: organized labor. The IRS is muzzling nonprofits; Democrats are “outing” corporate donors; Jane Mayer is probably working […]
It is a truism that economic statistics are easily susceptible to misinterpretation, and this is perhaps especially true of relative rates of per capita personal income growth in different parts of the U.S. At first glance, a reader of a political magazine such as the Washington Monthly might assume that, if State A’s per capita […]
Clock ticking for UAW to file objection in VW Chattanooga vote Times Free Press Online, February 19, 2014 Raudabaugh, who does work for the anti-union National Right to Work Foundation, said if the board holds a hearing on an objection to the election, it could take months to resolve, he said. “Should the board say […]
Unions Raise More than 80 Percent of Cash Raised for San Diego Dem National Review Online, January 20, 2014 Four out of every five dollars spent to support one of the leading candidates to fill disgraced San Diego mayor Bob Filner’s seat comes from organized labor. The U-T San Diego reports that approximately $2.7 […]
Federal Labor Law Is Anti-Free Speech NILRR, December 25, 2013 Now imagine that, after Smith has been formally seated on the council, you attend a public meeting sponsored by the mayor, as you always have in the past. But when you start to state your opinion about a current issue, the mayor stops you. […]
U.S. Supreme Court To Consider Breaking Up The Union Boss “Neutrality Agreement” Racket biglaborbailout.com, November 13, 2013 It’s the little known Unite Here Local 355 vs. Mulhall case which might end up packing a lot of legal punch once the dust settles at the high court. Union bosses, for a long time […]
Auto factories in the South are facing an onslaught of organizing drives from the desperate United Auto Workers’ labor bosses. Now their efforts are being boosted by German auto workers, for their own selfish reasons. Neal E. Boudette has the story in the Wall Street Journal. In its latest drive to organize foreign-owned auto plants […]
Group files complaint about Unified’s vote to negotiate with unions Kenosha News Online, November 08, 2013 According to a statement from the Institute, the complaint was filed on behalf of Kristi Lacroix, who they identify as a district taxpayer. Lacroix is a former teacher at Lakeview Technology Academy who left her job this […]