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Union ‘fairness’: The dues racket

For all the union blather about “fairness,” the AFL-CIO in Washington, D.C., is doing quite well, using money from the rank and file to pay its officers and employees on average $89,328 in fiscal year 2014. In all, that’s $35 million in compensation for three officers and 391 employees, The Daily Signal reports. About half […]

Most Workers Are Better Off WITHOUT Unions

By James Sherk, senior policy analyst in labor economics at the Heritage Foundation. Does the ability to buy Toyotas hurt middle-class Americans? That is essentially the argument made by those who say falling union membership has harmed the middle class. But it holds little water. The decline of unions has hurt unions — while benefiting […]

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NLRB boosts unions’ organizing leverage

By Brian Mahoney 12/12/14 8:45 AM EST In the most significant policy change ever undertaken by the Obama administration to strengthen the power of labor unions, a divided National Labor Relations Board issued a long-awaited final rule speeding up the union election process. Most significantly, the rule will require businesses to postpone virtually all litigation […]

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UAW boss: Right-to-work doesn’t hurt unions, it helps

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. — While big labor and the politicians who love their money paint doomsday scenarios should Wisconsin become the nation’s 25th right-to-work state, at least one top national union leader says there is little harm in giving workers the right to choose. Gary Casteel, secretary-treasurer of the United Auto Workers, said he […]

Roadblock to reform: Unions condemn schools to inferiority

Posted: Friday, December 5, 2014 12:15 am By James Paul From Philadelphia to York to the Pittsburgh suburbs, parents and taxpayers are looking to improve public education without breaking the bank. But there’s a common roadblock standing in their way: Teachers unions are consigning students to some of the worst-performing schools in the state — […]

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Teachers Union Fat Cat Lives In America’s Top 1 Percent, Expresses Concern About Teacher Pay

9:42 PM  12/03/2014        Randi Weingarten, the affluent, fancypants president of the American Federation of Teachers, issued a statement on Wednesday expressing her deep concern about the salaries of American teachers. Weingarten’s lamentation — about the plight of people who make, on average, about $300,000 less per year than she does — came in response to a report by […]

POST ELECTION THANK YOU

Now that the election is behind us, we want to take this opportunity to thank all of our activists who worked tirelessly on behalf of right-to-work candidates.  Overall we had a great day electing new and returning incumbent State House and Senate members to the General Assembly.  These elected legislators fully understand the need to […]

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Why Right-to-Work Works

by James Sherk October 28, 2014 When the Teamsters Union came knocking, Michael Romanchock refused to pony up the dues the union demanded. After all, he had worked nine months at his jobsite—a Pepsi bottling plant in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania—and didn’t even know it was unionized. Why pay for services you cannot notice? This May, union […]

PA RIGHT TO WORK PAC ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENT FOR HOUSE/SENATE

(Harrisburg, PA) PA Right to Work PAC is proud to endorse the following candidates for the general election: SD 28: Scott Wagner SD 30: John Eichelberger SD 41: Ryan Aument SD 48: Mike Folmer HD 6: Brad Roae HD 12: Daryl Metcalfe HD 13: John Lawrence HD 20: Tom Fodi HD 39: Rick Saccone HD […]