08/19/14 05:00 AM
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in the northwestern Illinois city of Galesburg remain on strike after the union and board of education were unable to reach an agreement on a contract. The (Galesburg) Register-Mail reports (http://bit.ly/YqPrtk ) teachers spent the weekend on the picket lines....
By Sean Higgins | 08/18/14 06:42 PM
Child care provider Jennifer Parrish was preparing a meal one afternoon eight years ago for the six kids she was minding when a man she didn't know strode through the door. "He walked into my home without knocking and asked me to sign what he said was a petition asking for the state for health...
08/18/14 03:30 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Another labor union has snubbed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The New York State AFL-CIO on Monday announced the candidates it is endorsing in the fall elections. Notably missing from the list was Cuomo, a Democrat who was endorsed by the powerful union in 2010. Last week,...
By Associated Press | 08/18/14 08:56 AM
New York's Metropolitan Opera reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions early Monday while negotiations continued with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.
By Sean Higgins | 08/15/14 08:21 PM
A PowerPoint presentation created by the California Teachers' Union suggests that a right-to-work statute might be inevitable.
By Sean Higgins | 08/15/14 05:26 PM
The letter promises all manner of boosts to salaries and benefits if the recipient would just join up. In the fine print, though, it says signing up means the union isÂ legally allowed to deduct dues money directly from the signee's paychecks in perpetuity.Â
By Sean Higgins | 08/14/14 05:50 PM
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis nets an annual salary and benefits totaling $235,000 annually and owns three homes, including a vacation house in Hawaii.
By Washington Examiner | 08/14/14 05:11 PM
Those in charge of running the Postal Service have had their hands tied for decades by short-sighted politicians and a powerful government employee union.
By Sean Higgins | 08/12/14 03:18 PM
Thousands of Wisconsin public sector workers have dropped their union membership since Gov. Scott Walker's reforms have taken effect.
By Sean Higgins | 08/11/14 06:15 PM
Despite the fact that Michigan has adopted a right-to-work law that bars forced unionism, most teachers' union members cannot invoke the law for 11 months out of the year.
By Sean Higgins | 08/11/14 04:18 PM
On Aug. 20 and 21, the workers at a Houston plant owned by Lamons Gasket Co. will vote whether to retain United Steelworkers of America as their union. They tried to do this once before, only to have the federal National Labor Relations Board say they were not allowed.
By Washington Examiner | 08/10/14 01:16 PM
Most Democrats are prisoners of a narrow special-interest agenda of constantly growing government budgets, regulation and taxing.
By Victor Joecks | 08/08/14 03:34 PM
It's not surprising that millions of employees want to leave their unions. Many wonder why they should pay for their union's lousy customer service.
By Sean Higgins | 08/09/14 05:01 AM
Alexander has a shot at becoming chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, which could be a big frustration for Big Labor.
By Sean Higgins | 08/07/14 03:59 PM
Of the 10 organizations donating the most to political super PACs for the 2014 election, seven favor liberal groups. They have spent a combined $58 million in the current election cycle.
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