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  Trump seems to be fine with outsourcing to RTW states Kentucky, AFT Local 1360, no date Trump didn’t elaborate. But it sounds like he is fine with companies busting unions in free bargaining states and heading for “right to work” states. Trump prefers RTW states. “I like it [RTW] better…(Read More)

While some nontenured faculty at Duke  University may have voted to unionize, those who do not not wish to join cannot be forced to because of North Carolina’s much cherished Right to Work Law.  Douglas Belkin has the story in the Wall Street Journal online. In the past three years, faculty and graduate students…(Read More)

Although many union bosses have already endorsed Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee.  Luciana Lopez interviews union members who do not support Hillary Clinton, but whose dues dollars will go to support her campaign regardless of  their wishes.  With a Right to Work law in place, workers can resign their membership and make…(Read More)

Union Bosses Smear Teachers


Union bosses are demonizing one of their own who has dared to disagree with their policies.  Faced with losing billions of dollars at a critical time, union officials, from the AFL_CIO to teacher union officials themselves, all are desperate to keep their forced-dues windfall operating.  Friedrichs v. CTA, a case currently before the Supreme…(Read More)

  UMWA endorses Jim Justice for governor WV Metro News, November 12, 2015 When asked about how he would handle a right-to-work bill as governor, Justice said he would veto it. Why bond-buyers prefer red states Your Daily Journal Online, November 12, 2015 States with strong public-employee unions — which they measured…(Read More)

PA Home Care Workers Hustled


United Home Care Workers, a joint project of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) pulled an ambush election on Pennsylvania home care workers, where only about thirteen percent of the involved workers were eligible to vote.  After Bill Messenger, attorney for the National Right…(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)

  By Mark Mix September 6, 2015 The Gilded Age. The Spoils System. Tammany Hall. In American politics, corrupt bargains between politicians and their supporters are supposed to be a thing of the past. But in the public sector, a troubling relationship persists between elected officials and one powerful constituency. Thanks largely to favors granted…(Read More)