Media Matters Forces Secret Ballot Union Election

Lefty org adopts tactics it has decried to stifle workers rights
Media Matters SEIU

Leftwing lapdog Media Matters for America is taking advantage of the Republican’s “anti-union” agenda to stonewall the SEIU’s attempt to unionize its staff.

Colorado Dems Push Sweeping Pro-Abortion Law

Law would limit the ability of state, local lawmakers to regulate abortions
Demonstrators rally against Colorado Senate Bill 175 / AP

Colorado Democrats will attempt to push through one of the most extreme pro-abortion laws in the country on Wednesday evening.

Subverting Majority Rule

Regulations and new orgs could ease unionization efforts, radically alter American labor law
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A former member of President Barack Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) warned policymakers Wednesday that unions and Obama’s labor appointees could undermine the principles of worker choice by transforming U.S. labor law.

Stalking Workers

NLRB hears from labor organizer convicted of stalking
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Democrats called on the expertise of a union organizer convicted of stalking to defend policies that would make it easier for labor groups to obtain personal information of workers and speed up elections.

White House Peddling Stats Debunked by Own Adviser

Labor secretary refuses to address adviser’s admission that wage gap is a myth
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Labor Secretary Tom Perez refused to address Tuesday the admission by an Obama administration economic adviser that the White House’s talking points on the alleged pay gap between the sexes are illegitimate.

Cease and Desist

NLRB orders UFCW to stop ‘restraining and coercing employees’ while protesting
Most of the Walmart black friday protesters did not work at Walmart

The National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint against a major union for using front groups to stage disruptive Black Friday protests in a Michigan Walmart.

Divisions of Labor

FEATURE: College athletes speak out against unionization
Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas / AP

Brandon Kerns knew he was hurt the second he contested the pass. He felt like a dog—a big one—had latched on to the back of his leg. A hamstring. Not the type of injury a man can will himself through, but then, not every man has the chance to play starting cornerback for a Division I college football team. Kerns was putting in 30 to 40 hours per week lifting, practicing, rehabbing, and watching film. He spent as much time studying coverage as he did studying business and his goal was in reach. Except that hamstring.