By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
The indictments of 10 union members in Philadelphia is prompting lawmakers in Harrisburg to take another look at a state law that can prevent prosecution of some crimes if they’re committed by individuals engaged in a labor dispute.Read More →
By Tom Steward | Watchdog Minnesota Bureau
DULUTH, Minn. — Union members expect their organization to defend their employment, but in the case of 11 members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees hired by the Human Development Center in Duluth their would-be protector tried to take their jobs away.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
New rules issued this week by the National Labor Relations Board will require businesses to turn over employees’ email addresses and phone numbers to unions seeking to organize a workplace.
The series of changes will streamline the process of holding union elections in a workplace and will help unions recruit more workers [...]
By Jon Street | Vermont Watchdog
BURLINGTON, Vt. — State lawmakers are driving a bill that would raise the hourly minimum wage in Vermont to $12.50, but Rep. John Moran says he doesn’t think that’s enough to survive.
“For me personally, I would like to reach what we call a livable wage,” Moran told Vermont Watchdog following a [...]
Perry Artates was with his wife, Ronnette, in U.S. District Court as Chief Judge Susan Oki Mollway sent both to prison Jan. 10.Read More →