Podcast: Behind The Headlines — The costs of being part of a union

By   /  March 5, 2015  /  Labor, Podcast, Podcasts, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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In this week’s episode, host Eric Boehm sits down with Aloyisuis Hogan of the Competitive Enterprise Institute to discuss the true costs of being part of a union.

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Here’s why unions hate right-to-work

By   /  March 3, 2015  /  Kentucky, Labor, Michigan, Missouri, National, New Mexico, News, West Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Have you ever wondered why labor unions are so strongly opposed to right-to-work laws? Watch this brief video and wonder no more.

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Vermont’s child care providers to remain non-unionized

By   /  March 3, 2015  /  Labor, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

UNIONIZE THIS: The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees want to organize child care workers in Minnesota.

Child care providers in Vermont will remain independent for another year as the American Federation of Teachers has chosen not to appeal the Vermont Labor Relations Board’s certification of a December vote against unionization.

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How powerful are public employee unions in your state?

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  California, Connecticut, Labor, National, New Jersey, New York, News, Rhode Island  /  No Comments

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More than half of the public employees in 13 states are union members, and government union membership rates exceed 25 percent in 27 states.

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Unions throw millions at data firm accused of breaking election law

By   /  February 24, 2015  /  Labor, National, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Labor unions have paid Catalist, a consulting firm accused of illegal coordination with hundreds of Democratic campaigns, over $10 million since 2007.

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Labor unions fund 22 of 23 Ohio Senate Republicans

By   /  February 19, 2015  /  Labor, News, Ohio, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Sen. Kris Jordan is the only Republican member of the Ohio Senate who didn’t take donations from labor unions in 2014.

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