Posts tagged Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Christian worker files discrimination charges over forced SEIU membership
November 22, 2022 // A security officer has filed discrimination charges against his employer for taking union dues out of his paycheck even though he has repeatedly identified union membership as a violation of his religious beliefs. Thomas Ross, a San Francisco-based security officer who works for Allied Universal, has filed discrimination charges against his employer for forcing him to join the Service Employees International Union in violation of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and federal labor law. While Ross repeatedly informed his employers of his religious objection to joining the union, his employer took union dues out of his paycheck anyway.
STAN GREER: A Major Court Case Could Decide Just How Much Power Union Bosses Have Over Employees. Here’s How
November 18, 2022 // The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York just heard oral arguments in Goldstein et al v. PSC, a case in which six City University of New York (CUNY) faculty members make a number of explosive charges against the hierarchy of the American Federation of Teachers-affiliated Professional Staff Congress (PSC) union.
SF Security Officer Slams SEIU Union and Allied Universal with Federal Charges for Discrimination & Unfair Labor Practices
November 11, 2022 // SF Security Officer Slams SEIU Union and Allied Universal with Federal Charges for Discrimination & Unfair Labor Practices Despite informing both management and union of religious objections to union membership and financial support, employer seized money from worker’s paycheck for union Thomas Ross, a San Francisco-based security officer employed by Allied Universal, has hit union officials affiliated with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and his employer with two sets of federal charges for forcing him to join and financially support the union after he told both parties his religious beliefs forbid union support. He is receiving free legal aid from National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys.
Op-ed: Small Business Administration should fight for entrepreneurs, not unions
June 24, 2022 // Nonetheless, a recent Freedom Foundation analysis of SBA’s PPP loan database identified 223 loans totaling $36.1 million made to labor unions and related organizations between March 2020 and March 2021 that, as mostly 501(c)(5) nonprofit groups, were not eligible to participate in the program. The recipient list included a dozen teachers unions and advocacy groups, such as the Michigan Education Association and the Memphis-Shelby County Education Association, ironically among the fiercest champions of lockdown policies, the effects of which PPP funds were intended to alleviate. Alabama State Employees Association, Maryland Public Employees Council, Alaska AFL-CIO, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, Isabel Guzman, Small Business Committee,
Courageous Tennessean Wins Big in Union Discrimination Suit
June 7, 2022 // Instead, LIUNA officials denigrated her beliefs. In addition to demanding she provide a “legitimate justification” for why her conflict with the union’s activity warranted a religious accommodation, a union lawyer claimed in a letter to Frame that her understanding of her faith was inferior to his own understanding of her faith. He even closed the letter by sending Ms. Frame and her priest remedial church readings. Dorothy Frame, Fort Campbell, Catholic, Priest, J&J Worldwide Service,
Minority Construction Worker Testifies to EEOC About Discriminatory Practices On Union Job Sites
May 20, 2022 // Although it has improved slightly in recent years, in certain major metropolitan areas—like Philadelphia—sexism and racism in the building trades has been a problem for decades.
EEOC, federal employee union locked in dispute over return to work plans
May 13, 2022 // Workers at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will return to the office at least one day a week starting May 16. After a month, in-person work will go up to two days per week for EEOC employees. In response, the American Federation of Government Employees has filed an unfair labor practice complaint, saying that EEOC did not finish union negotiations before announcing the re-entry. The agency is using 2022 re-entry plans as a test run to inform changes to its in-person work policies for next year.
Federal employees’ union calls on White House agency to address return-to-office concerns
April 27, 2022 // The intervention comes after OPM Director Kiran Ahuja sent an email to staff saying they would return to an in-person work posture April 25. In response, AFGE’s Local 32 has filed 13 unfair labor practice complaints against the agency.
National Retail Federation asks Congress to investigate the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel’s suit against Amazon.com,
April 2, 2022 // On March 17, 2022, the NLRB General Counsel filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York seeking reinstatement of a former employee at Amazon’s Staten Island facility who was fired nearly two years ago for shouting sexually charged and profane obscenities at a female coworker over a bullhorn at their shared workplace. As seen in video evidence, this individual called his female coworker a “gutter bitch,” “ignorant and stupid,” “crack-head ass,” “crack ho,” and “queen of the swamp” and accused her of being “high” and on “fentanyl.”