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Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Theft Recovery Backgrounder

May 18, 2022 // “Unfortunately, even if H.R. 7701 is well intended, this legislation applies heavy-handed stipulations, stifling costs, is an unwarranted expansion of DOL powers, and grants government policing powers to special interest groups like unions. It would do more to undermine American workers and businesses than it could ever do to address legitimate instances of improper wages and payments.”

Op-Ed: Big Labor fights dirty over control of Southeast port jobs

May 20, 2022 // Daggett and Co. are counting on pro-forced unionism bureaucrat Lauren McFerran, whom President Joe Biden elevated to the NLRB chairmanship last year, and two other NLRB members selected by Biden last year to sit on this case while they continue to break the law. If top ILA union bosses turn out to be right about the NLRB, then the hybrid work model that has greatly enhanced the competitiveness of the major North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia ports will be in grave jeopardy.

Labor Board Seeks Unionization at Starbucks Where Union Lost Election

May 23, 2022 // The National Labor Relations Board is seeking to order Starbucks to recognize a union at a Buffalo-area store where the union lost an initial vote last year.

California tribal casino workers could be one step closer to unionizing under new ruling

May 23, 2022 // Although the tribe has rights as a sovereign government, “there is no sovereign immunity to arbitration because a party is only obligated to arbitrate when that party agreed to arbitrate, as Sycuan did” when it signed the TLRO, Judge Milan Smith said in the 3-0 ruling. He said all disputed issues, including the tribe’s claim that the agreement conflicts with federal labor law, must be referred to arbitration.

The NLRB doesn’t want Amazon workers to know the truth about unions

May 23, 2022 // Freedom of speech, even harassment, is protected by the NLRB, it seems, if it's under the guise of a protest. But if an employer hosts a meeting for all staff to hear about the implications of unionization, that's not OK.

AFSCME LOCAL THROWS IN THE TOWEL 3 HOURS AFTER BEING SERVED WITH PAPERS TO STOP UNCONSTITUTIONAL DEDUCTIONS

May 23, 2022 // Craine’s lawsuit argues that his union card from 1999 controls his ability to end both his membership and the deductions, and any money taken after submission of his opt-out notice and spent by the union on political speech without contract or consent was a violation of the First Amendment.

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Vinnie Vernuccio

Institute for the American Worker Workers for Opportunity

The NLRB doesn’t want Amazon workers to know the truth about unions

Center for Union Facts

Center for Union Facts

Who’s the Real Author Behind Seattle’s “PayUp” Legislation?

Institute for the American Worker

Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Theft Recovery Backgrounder

Associated Builders and Contractors

ABC to Biden Administration: Withdraw the DOL’s Davis-Bacon Proposed Rule

Institute for the American Worker

BACKGROUNDER: Small Businesses Before Bureaucrats

Isabel Blank

Americans for Fair Treatment

Pennsylvania: Americans for Fair Treatment Releases CBA Database

Matthew Hayward

Freedom Foundation

COLORADO WINS EXPECTS TO KEEP ITS MEMBERS IN LINE WITH LIES