By Sean Higgins | 10/28/13 07:09 PM
After 35 years of teaching, Ray Arthur decided he would make the current school year his last and retire at the end.
By Sean Higgins | 10/28/13 04:20 PM
Richard Griffin, President Obama's nominee to be the National Labor Relations Board's general counsel, is accused of making false statements under oath in a union corruption complaint in California district court. The charges stem from when Griffin was the top lawyer for the International...
By Sean Higgins | 10/28/13 01:53 PM
Michigan teacher Ray Arthur told the Washington Examiner that is is "easier to get on Obamacare than it is get out of" his union. Arthur is one of eight public school teachers suing the Michigan Education Association for unfair labor practices. They claim that the union deliberately obstructed...
By Sean Higgins | 10/25/13 02:14 PM
Detroit public employee unions are dead-set on reversing the Detroit bankruptcy and they have evidently decided the best way to do so is arguing that — despite its $18 billion of debt — the city isn't actually broke.
By Sean Higgins | 10/23/13 10:37 PM
How is this for irony? After spending 2012 scourging Mitt Romney as a heartless capitalist for working at Bain & Co., President Obama is now betting on another former Bain consultant, Jeffrey Zients, to rescue his trouble-plagued Healthcare.gov website. Obama named Zients, currently the...
By Sean Higgins | 10/23/13 06:28 PM
Michigan teachers are discovering that their union is determined to make it as hard as possible for them to take advantage of the state's new right-to-work law, which prohibits workers from being forced to pay dues to a union. Nine teachers sued the Michigan Education Association in the last...
By Sean Higgins | 10/22/13 06:28 PM
A Las Vegas union briefly suspended protests against the Cosmopolitan resort and casino after a video displayed activists repeatedly insulted tourists entering the hotel, calling them "losers, "fat" and "retards," among other epithets. The video showed an Oct. 12 protest organized Culinary...
By Sean Higgins | 10/22/13 02:54 PM
A special prosecutor is investigating reported electoral law violations during Wisconsin's gubernatorial recall election last year, in a probe that covers activity in five Badger State counties. Little else is known about the probe, including who specifically appointed the prosecutor and whom...
By Sean Higgins | 10/21/13 05:49 PM
In a shot across the bow of political moderates, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka threatened Monday to use Big Labor's resources to unseat any Democrat who supports entitlement reform.
By Sean Higgins | 10/21/13 04:44 PM
There are apparently two things that the fast food restaurant workers going on strike across the nation want: A $15-an-hour wage and shoes. Lots and lots of shoes.
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