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Jason Chaffetz, Utah, Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and Congressman Gary Palmer of Alabama, describe how monopoly bargaining rules undermine the federal government’s cybersecurity in the Washington Times Online. The federal government’s most important responsibility is to protect this nation and its citizens. That includes…(Read More)

The Supreme Court case, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, could ensure Right to Work privileges for all government union employees.  Education Intelligence Agency’s Mike Antonucci quotes Allison Porter of the Murphy Institute’s thoughts on what teacher union officials will do about the Friedrichs v. CTA decision, whatever the outcome. On the pages of…(Read More)

Breakdowns in negotiation of a monopoly bargaining contract has resulted in a slowdown at West Coast ports that has lasted more than a year. Washington state has lost approximately $77 million in business due to the slowdown.  Andrew Soergel has the story in US News and World Report Online. “This value represents the sum of…(Read More)

More than 70 years ago, when Steele v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad came before the U.S. Supreme Court, there was no federal law prohibiting race-based job discrimination perpetrated by employers or other private parties. As a consequence, the railroad executives who were the principal defendants in this case were able to contend that…(Read More)

Richard Wolf, USA Today Online, reports on the now closed oral arguments in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case before the Supreme Court.  The case could free public sector workers from being forced to support or join a labor union in order to get or keep their jobs. The Supreme Court left little doubt…(Read More)

In her own words, Rebecca Friedrichs explains why the Supreme Court should end compulsory unionism for all, on Rebecca Friedrichs is the lead plaintiff in Friedrichs v. CTA. The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments of the case on Monday. She has been teaching for 28 years and is an elementary school teacher…(Read More)

In an op-ed published this week regarding a landmark legal case about to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law and part-time pundit, gets one important thing right. As Chemerinsky says, the High Court’s 1977 decision in Abood v…(Read More)

Right to work brings new era for autoworkers September 07, 2015 Mark Mix            Are you an autoworker? A member of the UAW? Are you tired of paying dues or fed up with your union’s policies? When the UAW’s contracts with the Big Three automakers expire later this month, Michigan, Indiana, and Wisconsin autoworkers…(Read More)