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      Right to work passes Missouri Senate, moves back to House Columbia Missourian Online, January 26, 2017 The Senate’s version of the legislation has been sent to the House, which already voted in favor of a similar bill earlier this session. Republican leadership plans to continue fast-tracking the measure. Right to…(Read More)

  Right to Work on the March Wall Street Journal Online, December 19, 2016 The New Year will bring change in the states as well as Washington, D.C., and that includes the likely expansion of right-to-work laws to help the economic competitiveness of Missouri, Kentucky and even New Hampshire. Ninth Circuit Sides…(Read More)

  Hillary Pledges Support for Union Agenda Free Beacon, June 22, 2016 “We should strengthen unions that have formed the bedrock of a strong middle class. It should be easier to bargain collectively,” she said. “That’s not only fair, it makes workers more productive and strengthens our economy.” ABC’s Fight Against Government-Mandated…(Read More)

  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)

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 Was a high-ranking member of the District Attorney’s Office demoted over a controversial investigation into Local 98 leader…(Read More)

Nonunion contractor Joshua Keesee claims John J. Dougherty broke his nose and hit him in the eye in an incident on February 21 of this year.  Dougherty, Business Manager for the notorious International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98, is also a prominent Philadelphia politician who has helped many politicians.  Craig R. McCoy, Mark Fazlollah…(Read More)

  Union Fees Case is Not Over Legal team plans to move for Friedrichs case to be re-heard Center for Individual Rights, 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)

Roughly 16 months ago, a mob of Teamster union militants allegedly terrorized the cast and crew of the cooking-competition cable TV show Top Chef as they filmed an episode for the upcoming season in Milton, a town located in Boston’s greater metropolitan area. And on September 30, Mark Harrington, secretary-treasurer of Teamsters…(Read More)