March 12, 2018
This has the look of a coordinated attack to hinder the current National Labor Relations Board’s ability to reform Obama-era policies. The Inspector General stirred up a controversy over the Hy-Brand decision with a report that contained little in terms of facts or legal analysis. Then, someone in the Inspector General’s office, or with access to the investigation, leaked the investigation to the public, which cast doubt on the decision.
February 27, 2018
In an abrupt and unexpected move, on February 26th, the National Labor Relations Board vacated its December 2017 decision in Hy-Brand, which restored longstanding Board precedent relating to joint employer liability. The decision to vacate means the law reverts to an Obama-era Browning-Ferris joint employer standard that is overly-broad, vague, and creates immense uncertainty among the regulated community.
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
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...
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...