Decision By The NLRB Highlights The Real War On Workers

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Not too long ago, Michigan public employees protested what they referred to as “union busting” tactics by Republican lawmakers. Union supporters carried signs outside the sandstone capitol building in Lansing with slogans such as: “Stop the War on Workers,” or “Shame On You.” It has been obvious for quite some time that American More...

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By Rebecca M. Smith On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Will Recent Rulings by the NLRB Survive in Court?

Little was said this week about the D.C. Circuit Court ruling on an NLRB rule regarding posting requirements in the workplace. Overshadowed by more important matters such as Benghazi, the ruling which has been More...

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By Richard D. Baris On Monday, May 13th, 2013

Terms of the UPS Teamsters Contract Obtained

The information brown out is over as Teamster embers review the proposed contract their leadership delivered to them on May 7. While most agree that the Tentative UPS Teamsters Contract that the Teamsters are presenting More...

Richard Trumka
By Rebecca M. Smith On Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Who Is The Real Richard Trumka?

Richard Trumka in his “thank a worker” moment. When John Sweeney, who had led the AFL-CIO since 1995, stepped down, he was succeeded by his long-time lieutenant, Richard Trumka. The mainstream media More...

Union Ideology
By Geoffrey Heald On Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
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Union Ideology Is Not As Far To The Left As It Seems

I find that the national unions’ thought processes are at odds with their original goals. After spending about three decades viewing the ups and downs, I am of the opinion that the need for unions is real, More...

Keystone XL Pipeline
By Rebecca M. Smith On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Keystone XL Pipeline Highlights Fracture In The Democratic Party

When it comes to politics, no special-interest group has sold themselves more cheaply than organized labor. Like a two-bit hooker on a Monday night in a one-horse town, organized labor desperately latches on to More...

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By Richard D. Baris On Monday, April 29th, 2013

Inside Information Obtained On UPS Teamsters Contract 2013

On the same day that UPS reached tentative agreement on a new contract with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the company announced its profits are on the rise. UPS’s after-tax profits for the first More...

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By Rebecca M. Smith On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Hoffa’s Teamsters Sink To A New Low

Hoffa’s Teamsters are sinking to a new low according to the Transportation Workers Union (TWU). American Airline mechanics are involved in a tug of war between the two unions with a possible dark horse in More...

H.B. 1120
By Rebecca M. Smith On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

House Passes H.R.1120 To Block NLRB Appointments

A few weeks ago we sent out an alert to our readers to support the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act, or H.R. 1120.  On April 12, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1120 More...

American Sugar Locks Out
By Rebecca M. Smith On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

American Sugar Lockout Fumes The Twinky Killing Union

Ad hiring replacement workers at American Sugar The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International (BCTGM), the same union that engineered the demise of Hostess, will be voting for the fifth More...

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