Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

Archive: Sep 2022

  • Advocacy Group Urges IRS to Investigate AFT's Political Spending

    Posted on Sep 27, 2022 by Team

    Earlier this month, the Landmark Legal Foundation filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) political spending. The 14-page complaint suggests that the AFT uses its general treasury funds to finance political activity, despite reporting zero dollars in political expenditures on the union’s tax returns. Through extensive […]

  • Labor Racket Weekly: Summer of Shame

    Posted on Sep 20, 2022 by Team

    For some union bosses, it doesn’t get more shameful than the latest labor rackets from the Summer. In Virginia, Anthony Jordan, former Secretary-Treasurer of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) Division 26 (located in Chester, VA), was sentenced to six months of home detention and 24 months of probation, and was fined $4,000. Jordan […]

  • NLRB Threatens Joint Employer Standard

    Posted on Sep 08, 2022 by Team

    This week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released its plan to expand the definition of “joint employer” which could have a harmful impact on both employers and employees. The proposed rule would eliminate the current joint employment standard that was issued in 2020. This joint employer standard holds franchisees primarily responsible for addressing worker […]