Posts tagged Mark Mix
Red Rock Casino Slot Technicians Blast Regional Labor Board Ruling Trapping Them Under Unpopular Union, Appeal Decision
May 11, 2022 // Barrios’ attorneys show that the majority of the union’s accusations describe alleged employer malfeasance concerning bargaining units other than Barrios’. The Request for Review points out that, by the Region’s logic, “any employer’s unfair labor practice could block any decertification in any of its other units, no matter how remote.”
Federal Judge Rejects Attempt by TWU Union and Southwest to Thwart Flight Attendant’s Religious Discrimination Suit
May 11, 2022 // Carter resigned from union membership but was still forced to pay fees to TWU Local 556 as a condition of her employment. State Right to Work laws do not protect her from forced union fees because airline and railway employees are covered by the federal Railway Labor Act (RLA). The RLA allows union officials to have a worker fired for refusing to pay union dues or fees. But it does protect the rights of employees to remain nonmembers of the union, to criticize the union and its leadership, and advocate for changing the union’s current leadership.
Wesley Manor Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Remove Unwanted AFSCME Union Officials from their Workplace
April 19, 2022 // Healthcare workers at the Wesley Manor BHI retirement community in Frankfort, Indiana have won a decertification vote, and successfully removed the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 962 union from their workplace. The workers’ decertification petition was filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Region 25 office in Indianapolis, IN with free legal representation from National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys.
CEA Union Officials Back Down after Plainville Community School District Teacher Exercises Right to Cut Off Dues
April 4, 2022 // Despite Connecticut Education Association (CEA) union officials trying to restrict the exercise of her right to a narrow span of days several months away known as an “escape period,” Corvello was able to opt-out of the union before the “escape period” and is no longer paying dues to the CEA hierarchy.
Union Pays $40K Settlement in Religious Discrimination Case
March 30, 2022 // Laborers' International Union of North America has spent millions backing Democrats
Atlantic Aviation Employees Free from Unwanted Union after IAM Flies Away to Avoid Vote
March 9, 2022 // Atlantic Aviation PNE, Inc. employee Tiffany Lipyanic and her coworkers have won their effort to free themselves from unwanted union monopoly “representation.” After the employees filed a request for a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decertification election to end the union’s monopoly bargaining powers over all workers at the Atlantic Aviation facility at Philadelphia Northeast Airport, International Association of Machinists (IAM) union officials abandoned their “representation” rather than face an overwhelming vote against the union.
Firefighters appeal ruling blocking union decertification vote
February 16, 2022 // “Pretty standard operating procedure for the unions to try to block the election, and the longer they can block it, the longer they can collect forced dues,” Mix said. “If they can make the thing go on for two more years, they get two more years of dues revenue from these people.”
Missouri Hospital Staff’s Decision to Remove SEIU Stands, NLRB Director Tosses Union Objections
February 12, 2022 // SEIU officials attempted to overturn the result of an August 2021 decertification election at Research Medical Center
First responders across Illinois seeking freedom from unions
February 8, 2022 // Paramedics and EMTs at the Galesburg Hospitals Ambulance Service are seeking to exercise their right to vote Teamsters Local 627 out of power at the workplace, a growing trend around the country.
Jobs recovery far more rapid in right-to-work states
February 8, 2022 // "because federal labor law is the source of private-sector forced union dues and fees, Congress has the authority and the responsibility to fix the problem. To ensure post-COVID-19 recovery for employees, Congress should pass the National Right to Work Act."