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Archive: Apr 2018

  • A “Dirty” Double Standard from National COSH

    Posted on Apr 25, 2018 by Team

    One of organized labor’s first lines of attack in an unionization drive is workplace safety. On that front, the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) and its affiliates are reliable surrogates. The latest exhibit: The release this week of the “Dirty Dozen”—a report highlighting twelve employers that National COSH claims “put workers and […]

  • Union Lawyer David Rosenfeld Reveals His True Motives

    Posted on Apr 23, 2018 by Team

    For months, we’ve suspected that union attorney David Rosenfeld is not truly interested in “conflict of interest” at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). He’s just opposed to any rulings that are not overwhelmingly pro-union. Well, our suspicions were recently confirmed. A partner at the pro-union law firm Weinberg, Roger, & Rosenfeld and longtime Elizabeth Warren […]

  • Labor Racket Weekly: Spring Sadness

    Posted on Apr 19, 2018 by Team

    Spring is here, but it’s only brought sadness for the labor movement. Over the last few weeks, the Department of Labor has noted numerous criminal enforcement actions involving longtime union officials. You can read them here: On April 4th, 2018, in the Superior Court of New Jersey (Passaic County), Sharon Williams-Savage, Former President of AFGE Local […]

  • Newt Gingrich: Pass the ERA

    Posted on Apr 12, 2018 by Team

    In a recent op-ed column, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich praised the Employee Rights Act’s (ERA) reforms, noting their popularity across party lines. Gingrich urged Congress to pass the ERA this year. Here’s what he wrote: Another good legislative goal for Republicans would be passing the Employee Rights Act. This is a no-brainer for GOP […]

  • Labor Racket Weekly: More March Misery

    Posted on Apr 05, 2018 by Team

    In union America, corruption is par for the course. Just visit the Department of Labor’s (DOL) website, which keeps tabs on various forms of union wrongdoing. March was yet another busy month for the DOL: On March 14th, 2018, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, John Hamilton, former business manager […]