March 24, 2015 11:28 AM
Last week, Congress introduced a bill that would restore decades-old National Labor Relations Board precedent by overturning a decision that inappropriately eased union organizing drives.
March 18, 2015 11:51 AM
Last week, Wisconsin became the 25th right-to-work (RTW) state, meaning workers cannot be forced to pay dues to a union which they may disagree with.
March 13, 2015 11:39 AM
Workers should find the union lawsuit against Wisconsin's recently enacted right-to-work law (RTW) bizarre and, probably, offensive. The argument put forth by unions is that the new law is an unconstitutional taking of property. In other words, unions view a chunk of workers' paychecks as their property even if that worker does not want union representation.
March 12, 2015 12:36 PM
Governor Scott Walker and Wisconsin's legislature are not alone. A number of states are introducing legislation that enhances worker freedom and holds unions accountable to the workers they represent.
March 11, 2015 1:24 PM
On February 1, the United Steelworkers (USW) instigated a strike at several oil refineries around the country, a first since the 1980s. After contract negotiations deteriorated between the union and Shell Oil, thousands of USW's members went on strike, which is still ongoing.
March 5, 2015 12:18 PM
No individual should be forced to financially support an organization they disagree with or risk penalty. Thankfully, Governor Scott Walker is determined to ensure that Wisconsin law won't let that happen anymore by planning to sign the right-to-work (RTW) bill into law on Monday.
March 3, 2015 12:04 PM
Public-sector workers could soon gain the freedom to decide whether or not to pay union dues if the U.S. Supreme Court hears the impending case, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association.
February 27, 2015 2:35 PM
A recent lawsuit filed by The Fairness Center, a public interest law firm, is challenging the Philadelphia School District's practice of allowing school employees perform union work on school time, commonly referred to as "release time."
February 25, 2015 1:22 PM
Predictably, yesterday, labor unions and its supporters protested outside of the Wisconsin Capitol to voice their displeasure with the right-to-work (RTW) bill that is making its way through the state's legislature.
February 19, 2015 2:14 PM
Government should not have the power to force private-sector employers to disclose workers’ private contact information to a third party special-interest group for any cause. Unfortunately, that is exactly what the National Labor Relations Board's new ambush election rule will do.