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Obama Labor Board At Center Of Big Labor Giveaways

The Wall Street Journal reports that a “group of cosmetics and fragrances workers at a Macy’s store in Massachusetts are a big enough lot to try to unionize, the National Labor Relations Board decided in a ruling that could advance … Continue reading

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Labor (Election Mobilization) Department?

Check out this Daily Caller article: “The Obama administration’s Department of Labor is running a social media campaign this week to encourage people to lobby Congress for a minimum wage increase – a move raising eyebrows because it is similar … Continue reading

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Berkley & Big Labor: Blurring The Lines Between Academia & Union Activism

It looks like Big Labor has found yet another avenue to advance their pro-union agenda: American universities.  According to The Washington Free Beacon, “a coalition of foundations and union front groups is funding an academic post at the University of California at … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage Hike Challenged In Seattle

The effort to raise the minimum wage in Seattle by a staggering 60 percent – from the current $9.32 an hour to $15 an hour – over the next several years is being challenged by a local business group, Forward … Continue reading

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Congress Fights For Workers’ Privacy

Last week, Republican Senator Lamar Alexander from Tennessee introduced legislation in the Senate that would “prevent the National Labor Relations Board from implementing a rule requiring businesses to turn over employees’ personal phone numbers and email addresses during union organizing … Continue reading

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“Worker Centers” Are The New Big Labor

We’ve talked about worker centers before.  They’re the Big Labor-funded “charitable organizations” that take the fight to force unionization on American companies and workers one, two or in some cases several steps further than unions are legally allowed. Well, now according to … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Editors: Sparring over the Minimum Wage Fight

On June 8, Wall Street Journal opinion editor Paul Gigot faced off against The Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel on ABC News’ “This Week” program (check out the video)… During the debate, vanden Heuvel—a strong supporter of a job-killing minimum … Continue reading

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Big Labor Reaches New Low Exploiting Tragedy

If there’s anything sadder than a tragic, fatal accident, it is the shameless exploitation of such an unfortunate incident to score cheap political points.  Friends and family are still mourning the victim of a recent New Jersey highway crash involving … Continue reading

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