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Labor Union Report has an interesting story about Mary Beth Maxwell, who, prior to joining the Labor Department, served as an officer in the American Rights at Work, which attempted to ensure the Employee Free Choice Act was passed, thereby enshrining forced union membership in federal law.  Here’s the story. With billions of potential…(Read More)

This story should be entered into Ripley’s “Believe It Or Not.”  Union bosses across the country are pushing a minimum wage level of $15 but only for nonunion businesses.  Attempting to dress it up as a “fairness”  issue, it appears only nonunionized businesses are being hit over the head with the proposals.   Already unionnized…(Read More)

UNITE/HERE union bosses allegedly sent letters to Trump casino customers urging them to shun the casino shortly before the casino’s management asked for the collective bargaining agreement to be cancelled.  Wayne Parry has the story on Fox Business News. A bankruptcy judge in Delaware will consider a request Wednesday by Trump Entertainment Resorts…(Read More)

In an effort to ensure the vote went their way, SEIU organizers harassed and intimidated adjunct workers during a recent organizing campaign.  Matt Lamb has the story in collegefix.com. Adjunct faculty at Washington University in St. Louis voted narrowly to unionize this month, in a campaign marked by accusations of union intimidation and administration…(Read More)

Nonunion workers, beware:  your employer will now be forced to divulge your personal information to union organizers, whether they wish to or not, free of charge, and without your permission.  Thanks to a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision union bosses will have access to nonuion employees’ email addresses and phone numbers. Now, as members…(Read More)

Despite a Supreme Court decision, Illinois government has knuckled under pressure from the Serivce Employees International Union (SEIU) and requires all state home caregivers to attend “training sessions,” where caregivers are required to endure lectures ab out union membership.  Additionally, the state is paying SEIU union bosses for the service. Paul Kersey, Labor Director for…(Read More)

  Union Organizers, Not Actual Employees, Turn Out for Walmart Black Friday Protests My Freedom Foundation Online, December 3, 2014 Many of the same individuals appear repeatedly in the photos. All told, it appears that about 17 different individuals participated in at least one of the eight “actions” at local Walmarts. Wisconsin Senate to quickly…(Read More)

http://www.nilrr.org/wp-admin/post-new.phpHiding behind the name OUR Walmart, union officials are planning to disrupt Black Friday sales by engineering hundreds of protests across the country.  While the name, OUR Walmart, implies the movement enjoys the support of Walmart employees, but the distinct lack of involvement among Walmart workers is…(Read More)

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