Critics: NLRB Gives Big Labor Another Win

Ruling in McDonald’s case ignores longstanding precedent regarding franchises, critics claim
Protesters outside a McDonald's / AP

A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling released Tuesday could ease unionization at fast food restaurants and imperil the franchising business model.

Critics: UFCW Hypocritical on Irregular Hours

Union fronts hiring ‘flexible’ workers to bash flexibility
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Union front groups are hiring for positions that require long, irregular hours to help champion legislation that will eliminate jobs that require employees to work long, irregular hours.

Unions Ending Forced-Dues Collection of Home Healthcare Workers

Following Supreme Court ruling, SEIU local in Washington state stops deducting dues from non-members
SEIU logo

The Supreme Court ruling that freed home healthcare workers from coercive unionization in Illinois has led to unions ceasing automatic deduction of union dues from non-members in other states.

Bill de Blasio’s Potential Conflict of Interest

Nonprofit headed by former aides receives donation from teachers union as contract negotiations occur
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio / AP

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s contract negotiations with a teachers union in May have been criticized for a potential conflict of interest.

American Federation of Communists

Pro-communist literature handed out at AFT conference
Chinese protestors touting pictures of Mao Zedong / AP

Communist pamphleteers are using the American Federation of Teachers annual convention as a recruiting ground, according to a new video.