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Missouri’s lack of economic vigor and the passage of a Right to Work law twice in the past 2 years could make the probability of passage next year even greater.  Jacob Bogage has the story in The Washington Post. First the General Motors assembly plant in Hazelwood, a St. Louis exurb, closed in 2006…(Read More)

ABC Driver Discriminated Against by Teamsters Union Bosses Finally Awarded Back Pay After Union Appeals Fail, October 14, 2015 After six years of legal maneuvering, Teamster Local 509 union officials are finally paying a worker more than $55,000 in pay he lost when it prevented him from working. The U.S. Circuit…(Read More)

  A chance to make union dues a choice The Supreme Court could end a corrupt practice of public-sector labor Washington Times Online, September 6, 2015   Mark Mix Thanks largely to favors granted by pliant politicians, government union officials enjoy extraordinary special privileges and wield immense political clout. This influence often comes at the…(Read More)

Waste Management Worker Illegally Threatened by Operating Engineers Union Official: Join or Be Fired, August 31, 2015 John Woodall, a California worker, has filed federal unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against International Union of Operating Engineers Local 3 (IUOE) after a union official threatened Woodall with an…(Read More)

      Symposium: Will the Court continue to recognize a distinction between bargaining with government and lobbying the government?, August 25, 2015 Leaving aside the positive impact on public policy of reducing the unique power and financial resources of public-sector unions, the Friedrichs decision will have profound implications for the First…(Read More)

Michigan Hospital Employees Win Settlement After SEIU Union Bosses Blocked Workers from Exercising Right to Work, July 23, 2015 Seven workers at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe, MI have won a settlement from Service Employees International Union Local 79 (SEIU) in a case challenging SEIU officials’ failure to obey Michigan’s new…(Read More)

ALRB’s top lawyer named to governor’s staff Fresno Bee Online, June 24, 2015 Sylvia Torres-Guillen, 49, of Los Angeles will become special counsel to the governor. She had been the ALRB’s general counsel since 2011. Beyond the Gerawan case, Torres-Guillén has been sparring with the ALRB’s new chairman…(Read More)