Union Violence Doesn’t Pay

On April 20, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Two more Philadelphia Ironworkers Local 401 members have been sentenced for their part in the reign of terror and violence, once again demonstrating that violence does not pay.  Jeremy Roebuck has the story in the Philadelphia Inquirer. William Gillin, 43, was sentenced to 51/2 years Friday. He is one of 11 members of the union […]

Bid to remove Pa. exemption in labor disputes advances

On March 15, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Pennsylvania union bosses have used a little-known legal exemption to avoid prosecution for stalking and harassment.  With the recent spate of violence in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania House has voted to remove that exemption, but notably no politicians from Philadelphia voting in favor of revocation the exemption.  Reflecting upon the recent spate of litigation brought against Philadelphia  Jeremy […]