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.
08/14/14 05:30 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's second-largest public-sector union endorsed Zephyr Teachout's long-shot bid to oust Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday, while the state's powerful teachers' union announced it will sit out this year's governor's race. The Public Employees Federation represents...
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.
08/13/14 02:30 PM
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — In the first strike in Galesburg in 37 years, teachers in the northwestern Illinois city began walking the picket lines Wednesday after their union rejected a contract offered by the public school district. The 500-member union and district officials disputed the role...
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.
08/12/14 02:01 PM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government stepped in to halt a brief pilot's strike that stranded thousands of passengers Tuesday in the country's capital. More than 30 international and local flights by state-run Aerolineas Argentinas and Austral were cancelled or delayed,...
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.
08/11/14 05:00 AM
LINCOLN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Eight U.S. military veterans are beginning six weeks of training through the UAW-Ford Veteran Welding Training program. UAW-Ford is providing the training starting with a kickoff ceremony on Monday at no cost to veterans who are part of the Wounded Warriors Family...
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 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 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 | 08/07/14 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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