Southern IL Aluminum Worker Slams IBEW Union with New Federal Charges After Illegal Termination Threat

IBEW union officials threatened to fire worker for failure to pay union fees, even though union contract is invalid Murphysboro, IL – Penn Aluminum International employee Mary Beck has filed new federal charges against the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 702 union, stating that union officials threatened to get her fired for failure to … Continue reading Southern IL Aluminum Worker Slams IBEW Union with New Federal Charges After Illegal Termination Threat

Freight Company Worker Wins More Than $10,500 for Being Illegally Fired for Not Joining Teamsters Union

Back pay award ends case against employer, federal charge against union for instigating illegal termination still under NLRB investigation Jackson, MN – Jannie Potgieter, who was a freight employee at industrial park USF Holland in Jackson, Minnesota, filed federal charges against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 120 union and his employer in May for … Continue reading Freight Company Worker Wins More Than $10,500 for Being Illegally Fired for Not Joining Teamsters Union

NLRB Certifies Mankato Mayo Clinic Nurses’ Vote to Oust MNA Union Officials, Rejects Union Boss Attempt to Overturn Vote

Mayo Clinic nurses’ vote to oust unwanted Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) union officials from their workplace has been certified by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in a decision that also rejected two union objections to the election. The nurses voted 213-181 in July to remove the MNA as their monopoly “representative.” Union officials attempted … Continue reading NLRB Certifies Mankato Mayo Clinic Nurses’ Vote to Oust MNA Union Officials, Rejects Union Boss Attempt to Overturn Vote

King Soopers Workers Successfully Challenge Illegal UFCW Union Strike Fines with National Right to Work Legal Aid

UFCW union bosses begin dropping illegal fines against workers, but union still faces investigation on federal charges Denver, CO (August 15, 2022) – Grocery store workers at King Soopers are continuing to battle, and win, against the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 7 union officials’ illegal attempts to fine workers for exercising their right … Continue reading King Soopers Workers Successfully Challenge Illegal UFCW Union Strike Fines with National Right to Work Legal Aid

Minneapolis Metalworkers Win After Year-And-a-Half-Long Effort to Vote Out Unpopular CWA Union Bosses

Union ousted in employee-requested election despite its efforts to manipulate allegations against employer to stop vote Minneapolis, MN  – After a year-and-a-half-long legal battle, Minneapolis metalworker Roger Downing and his coworkers at Minneapolis Washer and Stamping have successfully voted unpopular Communications Workers of America (IUE-CWA) Local 1140 union officials out of their facility. Downing received … Continue reading Minneapolis Metalworkers Win After Year-And-a-Half-Long Effort to Vote Out Unpopular CWA Union Bosses

St. James Mayo Clinic Nurses Overwhelmingly Vote to Remove AFSCME Union; Certified by Labor Board

Certification of result follows similar vote by hundreds of nurses at Mankato Mayo Clinic location to remove Minnesota Nurses Association union St. James, MN (August 1, 2022) – Healthcare workers at the Mayo Clinic Health System in St. James, Minnesota have formally removed the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 65 from … Continue reading St. James Mayo Clinic Nurses Overwhelmingly Vote to Remove AFSCME Union; Certified by Labor Board

Lavish government union pensions on verge of $5.8 TRILLION collapse

Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor to warn about severely underfunded pension programs and that relying on taxpayers for bailouts is not a solution: Republican Leader Foxx’s remarks:“At the state and local levels, public employees are often promised defined benefit pension plans that are subsidized through … Continue reading Lavish government union pensions on verge of $5.8 TRILLION collapse

Third King Soopers Employee Hits UFCW Union Officials with Federal Charge for Illegal Strike Fine

Following union boss-ordered January strike, nonmember workers now face thousands in ‘internal union fines’ in violation of longstanding federal law Denver, CO (July 25, 2022) – Another King Soopers grocery worker has filed federal charges against the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 7 union in response to union officials illegally threatening to fine the … Continue reading Third King Soopers Employee Hits UFCW Union Officials with Federal Charge for Illegal Strike Fine

Maine Medical Center Nurses Will Soon Vote on Whether to Remove Maine State Nurses Association Union Officials

More than 500 workers petitioned for union “decertification election” seeking a vote as soon as allowed following imposition of unwanted union Maine Medical Center nurses will soon vote in an election that could send Maine State Nurses Association (MSNA-NNU, an affiliate of National Nurses United) union officials packing from the hospital. This follows Nurse Davin … Continue reading Maine Medical Center Nurses Will Soon Vote on Whether to Remove Maine State Nurses Association Union Officials

Healthcare Workers at Multiple Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Locations File Petitions to Remove SEIU Union

Clerical and technical bargaining unit employees signed petitions seeking vote to end SEIU Healthcare Minnesota union’s monopoly ‘representation’ Minneapolis, MN – Two groups of healthcare employees spread across four Cuyuna Regional Medical Center facilities in the Brainerd Lakes region of Minnesota have filed petitions seeking the removal of the Healthcare Minnesota affiliate of the Service Employees … Continue reading Healthcare Workers at Multiple Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Locations File Petitions to Remove SEIU Union