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Waste Management Worker Illegally Threatened by Operating Engineers Union Official: Join or Be Fired nrtw.org, August 31, 2015 John Woodall, a California worker, has filed federal unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against International Union of Operating Engineers Local 3 (IUOE) after a union official threatened Woodall with an…(Read More)

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Laborers have no say in their contract U-T SanDiego.com, February 4, 2015 Farm laborers at one of the nation’s largest fruit farms, Gerawan Farming, have been pleading with the state Agricultural Labor Relations Board — an agency formed, ironically, to give farm workers a voice in their own contracts — to count their votes…(Read More)

This  Washington Examiner editorial explores union bosses’ power to force workers into paying for politics they do not support. How would you react if your employer informed you he would be taking a modest cut from your paycheck each month for his political action committee? What if he told you that if you try to…(Read More)

Congressman Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs (VA), has requested that all VA employees performing “official time” or union work, return to tending to VA affairs.  With 271 employees devoted solely to working on union businesss, the Department of Veterans Affairs employs the largest number of “official time” employees.  Mark Flatten…(Read More)

In California, it’s all about the students for once.  Things will soon change in the Golden State, renowned for its powerful teacher unions.  Refusing to bow to this teacher union power, California Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu found in favor of students who only asked to receive a quality education.  Sean Higgins has the…(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)

  Right-to-work bill dies in Kentucky House committee wave3.com, March 14, 2014 A Kentucky House committee’s vote killed right-to-work legislation for the rest of the year, but both sides say the issue will play a key role in November’s elections. Is It Really News to UAW Bosses That…(Read More)

Supporters of the Common Core curriculum suddenly don’t want their names mentioned in President Obama’s State of the Union  Address.  Sean Higgins of the Washington Examiner, has the story. Common Core is attempt to create a standard national curriculum for kindergarten through high school. It’s an idea whose supporters and detractors cut…(Read More)

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