Union Bailout Update

Union Bailout Update

The NLRB is getting up to full strength with the nomination of Peter Robb for General Counsel and the confirmation this week of Bill Emmanuel to fill the remaining board seat, giving the board a Republican majority for the first time since President Bush was in...
Teamster Beat

Teamster Beat

First it was sanctuary cities. Now we have sanctuary unions. When a member of the Teamsters Joint Council 16 was deported, Joint Council president George Miranda declared his Council a “sanctuary union.” What exactly does this mean?  Miranda described it as follows:...
Fight For $15

Fight For $15

In a tug-of-war between the city of St. Louis and the Missouri State Legislature, you can guess the outcome. A new law signed by Governor Greitens forced St. Louis to retract the $10 minimum wage instituted in May of this year, and conform to the state minimum wage of...
Right To Work

Right To Work

Unions lost another right-to-work fight in Wisconsin, as the Wisconsin 3rd District Court of Appeals ruled to reverse, remand and dismiss a lower court ruling striking down the state’s 2015 right-to-work law. In West Virginia, the state is continuing to defend...
Labor Relations INK August 2017

Labor Relations INK August 2017

In this issue: National Employee Freedom Week New Study: Private Sector Unions Do Not Raise Employee Pay Union Pension Turmoil Insight, Teamster Beat, SEIU Watch, Scoreboard and more… The bottom of each story contains a link to the individual post on our site.  ...