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Teacher and bus driver union officials have sued the Cherry Hill, Colorado district in order to keep disciplinary records hidden.  The local 9News tv station requested the records after there have been more than 15, 000 school bus accidents in the past 5 years. Kevin Vaughn has the story on KUSA 9News Online. As part…(Read More)

A Deputy District Attorney has been demoted in the wake of her proposal that prominent union boss John Dougherty be prosecuted for allegedly hitting a nonunion worker.  David Gambacorta has the story in phillymag.com. Was a high-ranking member of the District Attorney’s Office demoted over a controversial investigation into Local 98 leader…(Read More)

  Union Fees Case is Not Over Legal team plans to move for Friedrichs case to be re-heard Center for Individual Rights www.cir-usa.org, February 17, 2016 The Court could decide on its own to set the case for re-argument next term. If instead it issues a 4-4 decision, the…(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)

      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)

Florida is one of just a handful of states in which the monopoly-bargaining privileges of government union officials, including teacher union bosses, are constitutionally enshrined.  In practice, what this means is that in order to eliminate or even roll back substantially the scope of Big Labor’s effective veto power over proposed reforms in…(Read More)

Michigan Hospital Employees Win Settlement After SEIU Union Bosses Blocked Workers from Exercising Right to Work www.nrtw.org, July 23, 2015 Seven workers at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe, MI have won a settlement from Service Employees International Union Local 79 (SEIU) in a case challenging SEIU officials’ failure to obey Michigan’s new…(Read More)

Federal Union Lawyers Rediscover Freedom of Non-Association National Institute for Labor Relations Research, July 16, 2015 In November, 2011, Jarman, a security guard at Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, Texas, applied for membership in Local 2189 of the NFFE union after being promoted to a job that put him under that union…(Read More)

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