Foxx Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Right to Work

Today, House Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor in celebration of the right-to-work legislation, which led to unparalleled opportunities for workers and economic growth across the country. Republican Leader Foxx's remarks: “Madam Speaker, though what I’m about to say will surely cause a strong case of hypertension … Continue reading Foxx Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Right to Work

Workers Slam Grocery Union Officials with Federal Charges for Illegal Fines Topping $3,000 for Working during UFCW Strike

Charges: Workers weren’t formal union members and exercised legal right to work but were still subjected to excessive, punitive fines National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys filed charges against United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 7 union for illegally levying fines against King Soopers grocery chain workers who chose to exercise … Continue reading Workers Slam Grocery Union Officials with Federal Charges for Illegal Fines Topping $3,000 for Working during UFCW Strike

Aluminum Worker Slams IBEW Union with Federal Charge for Illegally Seizing Her Dues for Politics

Union officials had police bureau rescind benefit after employees exercised their First Amendment right to abstain from formal union membership & dues Murphysboro, IL (June 17, 2022) – Penn Aluminum International employee Mary Beck has filed a federal charge against International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 702 after union officials unlawfully seized money from her … Continue reading Aluminum Worker Slams IBEW Union with Federal Charge for Illegally Seizing Her Dues for Politics

Biden PLA scheme jacks up construction costs to taxpayers while lining union boss pockets

Call for briefing on proposed rule implementing President Biden’s executive order requiring project labor agreements for large-scale construction projects WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Oversight Committee Republicans today sent a letter to top officials at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) raising concerns about efforts to implement … Continue reading Biden PLA scheme jacks up construction costs to taxpayers while lining union boss pockets

Foxx Hammers Democrats for Bailing Out Union Bosses Who Mismanaged Pensions

Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor to call out Democrats for forcing taxpayers to bankroll failed and mismanaged union-run multiemployer pension plans. “Democrats keep forcing taxpayers to bail out failing and mismanaged union-run multiemployer pension plans and it needs to stop. “The Committee on Education and … Continue reading Foxx Hammers Democrats for Bailing Out Union Bosses Who Mismanaged Pensions

After failing to block vote, OPEIU union bosses run away rather than lose decertification election

Lab technicians at Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital in Michigan, have finally won their effort to be free of unwanted so-called” representation” by union officials of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 40. After workers secured a decertification vote over union officials’ objections, the union disclaimed interest in representing the bargaining unit rather … Continue reading After failing to block vote, OPEIU union bosses run away rather than lose decertification election

Teamsters Officials Hit With Federal Charges for Having USF Holland Worker Illegally Fired

Jannie Potgieter, who up until recently was a freight employee at industrial park USF Holland in Jackson, Minnesota, has filed federal charges against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 120 union and his employer. Mr. Potgieter’s charges say that Teamsters bosses became hostile because he exercised his right not to be a union member, and … Continue reading Teamsters Officials Hit With Federal Charges for Having USF Holland Worker Illegally Fired

Worker Advocate Demands Department of Labor and Department of Justice Investigate Michigan SEIU Local’s “Serious Financial Malpractice”

Today, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation President Mark Mix formally asked the Department of Labor, the Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorney of Michigan, and the Office of Labor-Management Standards to investigate serious allegations of financial wrongdoing by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) affiliate Healthcare Michigan (HCMI). Foundation staff attorneys are providing … Continue reading Worker Advocate Demands Department of Labor and Department of Justice Investigate Michigan SEIU Local’s “Serious Financial Malpractice”

Puerto Rico Police Bureau Employees Hit Union and Bureau with Federal Lawsuit for Illegally Denying Healthcare Benefits

Eight civilian employees of the Puerto Rico Police Bureau (PRPB) are suing the Union of Organized Civilian Employees and their employer for illegally retaliating against them for the exercise of their constitutional rights. Their suit says bureau and union officials are depriving them of a monthly health benefit because they are not union members. National … Continue reading Puerto Rico Police Bureau Employees Hit Union and Bureau with Federal Lawsuit for Illegally Denying Healthcare Benefits

ATU Union Faces Trial for Union Officials’ Physical Assault, Illegal Retaliation Against DC-Area Transdev Driver

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689 is facing prosecution by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) after a union shop steward attacked a Transdev driver campaigning for union office. The assaulted driver, Hyattsville-based Thomas McLamb, is receiving free legal representation from National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys. McLamb filed charges with the … Continue reading ATU Union Faces Trial for Union Officials’ Physical Assault, Illegal Retaliation Against DC-Area Transdev Driver