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  • CUF In The News

    Posted on Feb 06, 2013 by Center for Union Facts

    With the United States Postal Service announcing that it will be cutting Saturday mail delivery, and the postal employees unions denouncing the smart, money-saving measure, the Center for Union Facts has been busy: Detroit my20 TV: Postal Service to Cut Saturday Delivery The Center for Union Facts, a union watchdog group, says “postal unions need to […]

  • Right-to-Work on its Way to Ontario?

    Posted on Jan 03, 2013 by Center for Union Facts

    The latest news from America’s neighbor to the north is that right-to-work may be coming to Ontario. Labor Notes reports that the Canadian province’s Conservative Party—which recently surged ahead of the union-backed New Democratic Party and the ruling Liberal Party in the polls—may push for the legislation in the coming year. Ontario’s Conservative Leader Tim Hudak has tried to […]

  • Longshoremen Strike Shows the Danger of Minority Unions

    Posted on Dec 17, 2012 by Center for Union Facts

    Eight days and nearly eight billion lost dollars later, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) clerks’ strike at the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach finally ended earlier this month. The strike made one thing painfully obvious: minority unions have the potential to be disastrous to American industry. This particular […]


    Posted on Jun 21, 2012 by Center for Union Facts

    Across the rust belt and beyond, state legislatures are considering much-needed workplace reforms. High-profile victories, including Indiana’s enactment of right-to-work legislation, have intensified calls for changes to our 1940s-era labor laws and specifically, passage of the Employee Rights Act (ERA). The ERA is not the typical power grab attempted by management or union leaders at […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: Center for Union Facts Obtains Internal Wisconsin Education Association Council Messaging Document

    Posted on Jun 13, 2012 by Center for Union Facts

    In the aftermath of the Wisconsin recall election, many public sector unions are still licking their wounds—and apparently leaving their internal documents out in the open. In an internal memo obtained by the Center for Union Facts, the Wisconsin Education Association Council outlines the communications strategy for messaging against “Walker and his right-wing allies.” A few […]

  • Did You See it? Center for Union Facts Runs Super Bowl Ad!

    Posted on Feb 06, 2012 by Center for Union Facts

    On Sunday, the Center for Union Facts (CUF) aired a high-profile television ad in Washington, D.C. promoting the Employee Rights Act (ERA) during the Super Bowl. The ad airs as labor law reforms are being advanced from Minnesota to Indiana, where Governor Mitch Daniels enacted legislation that was fast-tracked to prevent disruptive union-organized protests and […]

  • The hand that feeds you: Public-sector unions dominate campaign finance

    Posted on Oct 22, 2010 by Center for Union Facts

    The next time you see an advertisement for a pro-union Democrat, keep in mind where some of the money is coming from: the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. The 1.6 million-member AFSCME is spending a total of $87.5 million on the elections after tapping into a $16 million emergency account to help […]