The Center for Union Facts has launched a new website, www.PublicUnionFacts.com, to track more than $1.5 billion in public sector union political spending over the past two decades. It found that these unions give 90 percent of political funding to Democrats.
Unions and progressives who are agitating for new federal regulations on employers’ compensation decisions insinuate that pay differences between men and women in American workplaces are due to sexism. But some of those unions may have a pay gap perception problem of their own.
A top union official who admitted to his role in a bribery scheme has resigned as a Democratic superdelegate, but the party’s silence has sparked bipartisan criticism.
Democrats quietly scrubbed a corrupt union official from the party website following inquiries from the Washington Free Beacon.
Independent senator Bernie Sanders (Vt.) pledged to end “disastrous” state right-to-work laws if elected president in 2020.
A disgraced union official may have to submit his ballot to the 2020 Democratic National Convention from prison.
Former United Auto Workers vice president Norwood Jewell became the highest ranking labor official to plead guilty to violating federal labor law. Jewell admitted to receiving luxury goods and lavish golf trips from the Chrysler executives he was supposed to be negotiating against. He is now staring at a possible five-year prison sentence, though the Detroit News has reported that prosecutors are seeking only 15 months of jail time.
Pennsylvania state Rep. Kate Klunk is taking another shot at making sure public sector workers in the state understand their rights in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME ruling.
An Ohio woman is suing one of the state’s most powerful unions for its continued collection of dues payments over her objections.
Democratic senator Sherrod Brown (Ohio) downplayed his history of siding with organized labor against comprehensive immigration reform while touring Nevada over the weekend.