Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

Tag Archive: West Virginia

  • Another Union Stronghold Goes Right to Work

    Posted on Feb 19, 2016 by Team

    In 2012, the labor stronghold of Michigan passed a right-to-work law, allowing non-members of both public and private unions to refrain from funding unions they don’t want to support. It was a massive development, bringing substantial employee rights to the home state of the United Auto Workers shortly after it seemed like momentum for curbing […]

  • Labor Union or Partisan Pressure Group?

    Posted on Nov 04, 2010 by Center for Union Facts

    In the past decade has heralded a new role for organized labor. Suddenly, the weapon of choice for unions is no longer the clipboard, but the lobbyist. Smaller groups have consolidated into mega-unions like the SEIU that boast deep pockets and an even deeper desire for political power. While it’s no surprise, it bears repeating: […]