Hail Mary in Michigan

Campaign photo of Land at a tailgate

GRAND RAPIDS, MI—There are thousands of people in the parking lot and red foliage on the trees. The rain that blanketed west Michigan all week has let up. It’s a perfect backdrop for a campaign event as long as you ignore the drunk couple fighting in front of the port-a-potties.

UAW ‘Scab Lists’ Pop Up in More Right to Work States

General Motors Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kan. / AP

The Kansas chapter of the United Auto Workers union is using its website to draw attention to GM workers who choose not to pay union dues.

UAW Local 31 dedicates an entire page of its website to listing the names and work stations of employees who have opted to exercise their rights not to be in the union. UAW Local 31 lists nearly 30 workers at the Fairfax, Kansas GM plant who are not in the union. The “Scab List” is published under the union website’s “Important Information” section.

Union Front Group Peddles Questionable Poll on Sexual Harassment

AP

A union front group relied on seriously flawed polling to paint a picture of rampant sexual harassment in the restaurant industry, according to labor watchdogs.

Restaurant Opportunities Center, a union-founded non-profit worker center, released a report on Tuesday saying that the majority of tipped employees experience sexual harassment on a weekly basis.