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Archive: May 2021

  • DOL Abandons Transparency Requirements for Labor Unions

    Posted on May 28, 2021 by Team

    Under the Trump administration, the Department of Labor added additional transparency requirements for unions in an effort to weed out corruption. A final rule — which created the form T-1 — mandated any union with at least $250,000 in annual receipts to disclose information about their credit unions, strike funds, apprenticeship programs, and any additional […]

  • Unions Would Gain Billions In Dues Dollars Under PRO Act

    Posted on May 17, 2021 by Team

    Like most legislation labor unions promote, the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act is just another way union leaders can line their coffers. The PRO Act, a bill before Congress that would overhaul the U.S. labor system, is estimated to nearly double the amount of money unions collect in a given year, according to […]

  • Labor Racket Weekly: April Roundup

    Posted on May 12, 2021 by Team

    Check out the below labor rackets to see what union bosses across the country were up to last month. In New York, Salvatore Tagliaferro, former President of Carpenters Local 926 and a former New York City District Council of Carpenters Representative, was found guilty following a five-day trial on all charges relating to a scheme […]