The Nevada state AFL-CIO passed a resolution Wednesday calling for President Barack Obama and Congress to uphold their promise and allow union members to keep their current health care plans under Obamacare.
The federal government has withheld more than $500 million in funding to local California transportation agencies since January and could withhold $1.6 billion for the year as the result of a complaint filed by transit union members, losses that could cost the state tens of thousands of jobs.
For years, the Culinary Union has been waging a war against the Ultimate Fighting Championship because the league’s owners are the proprietors of a non-union casino chain. Yesterday the Culinary Union lost another battle in their misguided war of choice when the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission approved Chael Sonnen’s fight license. So the Culinary Union did, indeed, eat it.
The federal government is investigating a Michigan labor group and company for forcing three employees into the union on the eve of the state’s implementation of right-to-work laws.
A judge ordered one of Chicago’s most politically powerful labor unions to suspend picketing against 16 funeral homes last week after receiving reports that striking Teamsters had, among other things, disturbed a child’s funeral.
President Barack Obama’s last-minute National Labor Relations Board nominees continued their rush through confirmation on Tuesday, appearing for the first time before the Senate labor committee.
One of President Barack Obama’s new National Labor Relations Board nominees dedicated her career at the AFL-CIO to doing away with secret ballots in labor elections—a tactic critics say would make it easier to unionize and expose employees to intimidation.
The Senate filibuster deal that scrapped the nominations of two unconstitutional labor appointees will not alleviate the pro-union imbalance on the board, according to union watchdogs.
The Obama administration has yet to conduct legally required background checks on two new labor nominees that must be submitted to the Senate labor committee by Thursday, according to sources familiar with the nominations.
Three major unions wrote a letter to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) asking them to fix major flaws in Obamacare that “will destroy the very health and wellbeing of our members,” the Wall Street Journal reported.