By Sean Higgins | 08/26/14 05:30 PM
After winning only 13 percent of the vote, Minnesota granted exclusive bargaining rights for nearly 27,000 workers.
By Sean Higgins | 08/25/14 04:47 PM
What is the purpose of the National Labor Relations Board? Is the federal agency meant to be neutral arbiter of labor laws? Or is meant to be an advocate for Big Labor, helping to ensure it organizes the U.S. workforce? Under President Obama, the NLRB has chosen the latter.
By Sean Higgins | 08/21/14 04:15 PM
On Tuesday, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issued a directive to "clarify that existing agency guidance on discrimination on the basis of sex under Executive Order 11246, as amended, includes discrimination on the bases of gender identity and transgender status."
By Sean Higgins | 08/19/14 04:24 PM
Dian Palmer, president of Service Employees International Union Healthcare Wisconsin, wants one thing to be perfectly clear: Her union takes its ethical responsibilities very seriously.
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...
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 Sean Higgins | 08/13/14 12:14 PM
A who's who of news organizations as well as the American Civil Liberties Union have sided with the conservative National Review and the free market Competitive Enterprise Institute in a libel lawsuit brought against them by climate scientist Michael Mann.
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 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 | 08/08/14 03:59 PM
As many as one million new manufacturing jobs could be created in the U.S. by 2025 thanks to the abundance of natural gas now available because of advances in fracking technology.
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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