January 26, 2018
President Trump should use his State of the Union address to encourage members of Congress to pass these 7 bills immediately.
January 11, 2018Embezzlement plagues union offices around U.S., records show” provides another reason why states should enact right-to-work laws, which free workers from...
December 26, 2017
- Worker Freedom
A landmark case...
December 15, 2017overturning thousands of years of precedent that stacked the deck for the benefit of Big Labor. As a...
October 31, 20174,559 years of precedent. Nearly every decision made by...
October 25, 2017
Employers in Illinois really didn’t need another reason to bypass or move out of the state, but the legislature gave them one. On October 24, 2017, state senators voted to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of legislation that would prohibit local right-to-work laws.
Right-to-work laws give workers the freedom to opt out of paying dues to a union they do not support. It is commonsense policy that has been adopted in a majority of states, including all of Illinois’ neighbors. Many businesses consider a state’s right-to-work status when deciding where to locate a new facility....
September 8, 2017
In a world full of tweets, Instagram posts, and BuzzFeed quizzes, many Millennials haven’t taken time to think about big government and its implications, but I’m here to drop some knowledge on you as to why we should want to shrink government bureaucracy.
Let’s look at the big picture. Government agencies are ridiculously inefficient, they regulate pretty much every aspect of our lives, and they waste billions of tax dollars a year.
Now, let’s take a look at some agencies in particular, starting with the Environmental...
August 22, 2017
It is of little surprise that workers would like more of a say in who represents them...
August 22, 2017much needed progress toward filling the vacancies at the five-member National Labor Relations Board, an agency tasked with protecting worker rights and balancing the interests of employers and unions in labor disputes. It is imperative to make...
August 4, 2017
Today, for the second time this week, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a decision that criticized the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for failing to engage in a reasoned decision making. There are several issues discussed in the case, NLRB v CNN, but this post will only focus on the joint employer standard.
Joint employment is when one employer is liable for the actions of another employer and assumes collective bargaining responsibilities.