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Shock: Simon Poll Finds Majority of Illinois Voters Support Right-To-Work huffingtonpost.com, March 10, 2016 The poll also found more than 60 percent of respondents favor so-called “right-to-work” laws that prohibit mandatory union membership in union-represented workplaces. Teacher files Right-to-Work unfair labor practice against unions mlive.com…(Read More)

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled the Longshoremans Union (ILWU) has violated federal law with slowdowns and work stoppages which could cost union members millions of dollars and jobs.  Rich Bowmer has the story on Jefferson Public Radio.org. Since September, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled – twice – that the International Longshore…(Read More)

Union calls for full investigation into Housing Authority of Baltimore City Baltimore Sun Online, October 23, 2015 Union leader Glenard S. Middleton called Thursday for a “full investigation” into the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, following allegations some maintenance workers demanded sex from female residents to make repairs. Why 8,737 UPS retirees are bracing…(Read More)

UAW union officials are once again attempting to organize the Volkswagen automobile factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The first attempt to organize the plant in 2014 failed, but UAW officials are back for another round.  Christina Rogers has the story in The Wall Street Journal Online. The union hopes to win recognition for a smaller group…(Read More)

ABC Driver Discriminated Against by Teamsters Union Bosses Finally Awarded Back Pay After Union Appeals Fail nrtw.org, 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)

Labor Secretary Thomas  Perez is using smoke and mirrors to make it appear union members make more than nonunion workers.  Diana Furchtgott-Roth debunks the Labor Secretary’s fable about the earning power of union membership in the Manhattan Institute. . . . Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is resurrecting the old canard that workers do better in…(Read More)

      Symposium: Will the Court continue to recognize a distinction between bargaining with government and lobbying the government? SCOTUSblog.com, 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)

AZ Court Rejects Taxpayers Pay for Union Workers Washington Free Beacon Online, August 12, 2015 The Arizona Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (PLEA) wrongfully used taxpayer dollars to pay union representatives who had ceased to perform the duties of their government jobs in order to serve their labor representatives…(Read More)

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