Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

Archive: Feb 2014 (Page 2)

  • Feds Continue Labor Favors

    Posted on Feb 07, 2014 by Team

    This week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) — now legally constituted and still very union-friendly — reaffirmed its “quickie elections” rule. The original rule was thrown out by the D.C. Circuit Court because the Board lacked a proper quorum to make rules. After the Senate confirmed a full slate of members to the NLRB […]

  • Randi Whips Another “Reformer” Back Into Line

    Posted on Feb 05, 2014 by Team

    Today’s Wall Street Journal editorializes against the decision by Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo to divest the state pension funds from Third Point LLC, a hedge fund run by a prominent charter school supporter, Daniel Loeb. The Journal notes that one of America’s leading opponents of reforming schools is behind the scheme: Mr. Loeb and […]