Unions Lie. (Shocking, isn’t it?)
There’s an ongoing controversy over the United Auto Workers’ efforts to unionize nearly 3,000 of Volkswagen’s workers in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Unfortunately, Volkswagen’s employees may be learning the hard way that unions and their organizers are
often dishonest when it comes to unionizing workers.
Last month, after using some legally questionable
tactics, the UAW claimed that it had acquired a majority of signatures
from VW’s workers.
Now, increasing the temperature in Tennessee, a group of VW workers have filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board, claiming the UAW misled the VW workers into signing union cards.
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New Labor Management Standards? Union Bosses Get Another Radical Ally Into A Position of Power
Union bosses got another ally into a position of power last month with the appointment of union lawyer and labor professor Michael Hayes to become the director a little-known, but powerful Department of Labor sub-agency called the Office of Labor Management Standards (OLMS).
As the new director of the OLMS, Michael Hayes is not just a union attorney and law professor, he is an advocate with extremely pro-union views.
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SEIU Organizing Tactics Include Intimidation and Lying To Workers, Company Alleges
One of the biggest problems with the process known as card check (a major component in the union-backed and misleadingly-named Employee Free Choice Act) is that unions are legally allowed to mislead workers into signing their rights over to a union. Under various NLRB decisions that span decades, the federal agency that enforces most of America’s private-sector’s labor law has refused to interfere with union | Read More »