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...
SEIU Watch

SEIU Watch

The SEIU is probably our favorite place for in-fighting drama. Cherie Mancini, who was ousted as Nevada SEIU Local 1107 president in April, is suing to be reinstated, and to prevent the International from placing the local into trusteeship - a favorite gambit of the...
Union Pension Turmoil

Union Pension Turmoil

A new report released by Cherion, a Virginia consulting company, estimates 114 multi-employer pension plans are underfunded by $36 billion and are expected to go insolvent within two decades. In addition, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation has announced that its...
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.  ...
Union Bailout Update

Union Bailout Update

It’s as if the DOL is running through a pool of oatmeal. The Senate finally confirmed Marvin Kaplan to serve on the National Labor Relations Board, providing a temporary 2-2 Republican/Democrat split, while Phil Miscimarra (Republican) has decided to decline a second...