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Karen Heller delves into details of the Reign of Terror perpetrated by Ironworkers Local 401 bosses in the Philadelphia area, in Philadelphia Inquirer. The Ironworkers were such busy, industrious goons. They allegedly destroyed sites and threatened developers who dared not hire them. Their specialties were not iron and steel, according to the recent federal […]
Matt Brouillette of the Commonwealth Foundation, demonstrates how teacher union officials are hurting students by preventing school reform, and pressing more and more teachers into paying for agendas they do not believe in. But, then, Pennsylvania allows union officials to collect dues from teachers in agency shop districts. The story is in The Hill. Teachers’ […]
Top Teamster official may be sanctioned for threats Washington Examiner Online, October 31, 2013 International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James Hoffa will review possible charges against Sean O’Brien, president of IBT’s Local 25, which represents the Boston area. The charges were recommended by the Teamsters’ Independent Review Board after O’Brien threatened members […]
National Right to Work Committee to Hold Candlelight Vigil at AFL-CIO Headquarters Online candlelight vigil to commemorate victims of union violence being held at www.EndUnionViolence.com Washington, DC (August 30, 2013) – Friday afternoon, Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Committee, will be making a speech to launch a candlelight vigil […]
Right to Work and a Test for Republicans Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2013 Still, a ranking of 22nd out of 50 states leaves plenty of room for improvement and begs the question: What do the top 10 states for business—Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee, Indiana, Arizona, Virginia, South Carolina, Nevada and Georgia—have in […]
Chief Executive Magazine’s survey of CEO’s brought some good, but not necessarily new news. The top 10 states for business are Right to Work states, and 3 of the bottom 10 are forced-dues states. While Michigan ranks near the bottom, its Right to Work Law has only been in effect for little over a month. Charlie […]
The National Institute for Labor Relations Research has tracked violence incidents since 1975. While much of their information comes from news media accounts, it is obvious that many incidents go unreported, even to police, out of fear of retaliation. Union bosses use tough economic times and free speech to exculpate union violence, their victims still suffer […]
Anthony Reidel, spokesman for the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, comments on efforts to bring a Right to Work Law through the Pennsylvania legislature. Despite little optimism, Pennsylvania workers have a chance at freedom with several Right to Work beills currently before the legislature. Brad Bumsted has the story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. For […]