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Many Unions Put Politics over Representation of Their Members

by Alex Bolt A few recent stories have shown how unions often value partisan political activities over fair representation of their members. The first story is a case of union-on-union crime: in the wake of the chaos in Ferguson, Missouri, the New York Federation of Teachers under Michael Mulgrew has joined Al Sharpton’s protest against […]

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Right-to-work push goes local

By Sean Higgins | September 1, 2014 | 5:00 am Conservatives are starting to push the idea that city and county governments can pass union-restricting right-to-work laws, even though it may not be legal and has been tried only a handful of times in the last 70 years. Right-to-work laws prohibit union contracts that require […]

Labor Day Address: Laboratories of Democracy

Please find below our 2014 Labor Day address entitled “Laboratories of Democracy”.  Please feel free to share as widely as possible and have a wonderful and safe Labor Day!!!                                                     […]

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Poor Performers: Forced-Union States at the Bottom of Manufacturing GDP Growth

There are several factors that cause employment gains and losses across states, regions, as well as nations. Political climates, tax and regulatory burdens, as well as union density are among the factors that can affect a state’s employment. Whether or not a state has laws that prohibit unions from requiring union fees as a condition […]

Free at Last: How and Why Union Members Leave their Unions (VIDEO)

  Throughout the country, millions of union members would leave their union if they could do so without penalty. This information comes from a new poll that will be released at this event. Why do so many union employees want to leave their union? What was it like for those who have left or are […]