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Union bosses don’t like practicing what they preach, as many teacher union employees will attest.  In a classic case of, “Do as I say, not as I do,” a Teamster employee has been fired for joining a union.  has the story. What happens when workers who work for unions demand to have…(Read More)

The National Institute for Labor Relations Research has updated its page listing the Critical Status Notices sent out by the U.S. Department of Labor to “multiemployer pension plans,” which are mostly controlled by Labor Union Officials. This year and several past years of status notices go to NILRR,org’s Pensions in Critical Status…(Read More)

A cautionary tale about a worker who inadvertently signed cards supporting the Teamsters.  Sean Higgins has the story in the Washington Examiner. Florida bus driver April Perez was a vocal opponent of having a union at her workplace, Durham School Services. She even served as the company’s election observer during a failed organizing bid…(Read More)

    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…(Read More)

The National Institute for Labor Relations Research updated the multiemployer pension plans determined to be in critical or endangered status.  Go to’s Critical, Endangered and WRERA Status Notices page to view more. 2013 Critical Status Notices 1199SEIU Greater New York Pension Plan 32BJ North Pension Fund Alaska United Food and Commercial Workers…(Read More)

It’s difficult to imagine union bosses backing down on an organizing campaign when they will force workers to join or support a labor union in order to keep a job. Dan Mihalopolous has the story in the Chicago Sun-Times. “Please be advised the Teamsters Local Union No. 727 hereby disclaim any and all…(Read More)

Teamster Freedom of Association Hustle Early this week, the National Institute for Labor Relations Research had the honor of publishing “The Teamster Freedom of Association Hustle,” a new scholarly paper by noted classical-liberal economist Charles Baird.  (See the link above.) As Baird explains in his paper, to understand properly what freedom of association (FOA…(Read More)

Teamster union bosses have done it again, allegedly syphoning money from rank and file forced dues.  Nataleeya Boss has the story in the Twin Cities Business Magazine Online, January 17, 2013. The charges against longtime Teamsters members Bradley Slawson Sr., and his son, Bradley Slawson Jr., were brought by the Teamsters Independent Review Board (IRB…(Read More)