The White House honored several union front groups on Tuesday for their work supporting President Barack Obama’s agenda.
Obama said “ordinary Americans” such as Restaurant Opportunities Center founder Saru Jayaraman and other big labor proponents were “taking action to raise wages for working women and men around the country.”
The Supreme Court ruling that struck down coercive union membership among Illinois home health workers could cost unions tens of millions of dollars, according to labor observers.
After months of negotiations and charges of hypocrisy, Media Matters for America will finally live up to its commitment to Big Labor and hold a union election.
Unions have pumped nearly $35 million into front groups that have skirted federal labor laws and agitated for higher pay and other Big Labor priorities in 2013, according to a new analysis.
The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is spending hundreds of thousands dollars to elect Democratic Senate candidate Gary Peters in Michigan just months after it settled one of the largest campaign finance violations in state history.
A union front group leading the charge for higher fast food wages is recruiting unpaid workers to advance its agenda.
Raise Up for $15, an advocacy group backed by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), posted an advertisement on Idealist.Org in search of a “pro bono wage theft advocate.”
Political powerhouse SEIU has launched a petition drive to pressure Media Matters into unionization, according to the Washington Examiner.
The union-owned Amalgamated Bank, which is still owed millions by the Democratic National Committee, was introduced as a new partner of the Democracy Alliance at its annual meeting in Chicago this week.
Media Matters employees say their leaders betrayed them by failing to recognize their attempts to unionize.
SEIU Local 500, the Maryland union that claims to have obtained the necessary signatures to organize the liberal giant, released a statement from the Media Matters Organizing Committee on Monday about employee frustration.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) lamented influence peddling in congress, while soliciting funding for a taxpayer-funded union front group on Sunday.