by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 16, 2020

Banning Unions from Lobbying

In a stunning decision issued on Tuesday, the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston has ruled that private-sector unions can’t use mandatory fees from employees to pay for lobbying efforts.

by Brian Young | on Aug 28, 2020

Boss Can Fire You For Posting on Facebook

As social media has exploded over the last decade, many companies have come up with policies that govern both what employees say on official company pages as well as their private page. The National...

by Brian Young | on Aug 28, 2020

Understanding the Hatch Act

With the conclusion of the non-union Republican National Convention, there has been a lot of talk about how the Trump campaign violated a law called the Hatch Act. While this law is well known to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 07, 2020

NLRB Announces Reorganization Plan

Ever since PATCO union buster Peter Robb took over as the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), he has been trying to weaken the pro-union work the board is supposed to do....

by Brian Young | on Jul 29, 2020

Trump: Deny Employee List to Unions

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is proposing their third change to how union elections are conducted under Trump. This change would limit the information that is available to unions when...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 29, 2020

What You Can Do About Minneapolis

Across Minneapolis, protests have broken out over the death of George Floyd in police custody. The alarming video showed Police Officer Derek Chauvin holding Floyd on the ground with his knee on...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 31, 2020

Trump Accused of Rape

For most be people being impeached is enough for one week, but this week Trump was also accused of rape in court.

by Brian Young | on Jan 07, 2020

The Law Firm Looking to Profit from Janus

In the year and a half since the Janus decision, groups the National Right to Work Foundation have begun to file lawsuits around the country attempting to get back fair share dues that were paid...

by Guest Post | on Nov 26, 2019

The NLRB is a Hostile Work Environment

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. The National Labor Relations Board’s own workers rallied Monday against management abuses affecting their union’s ability to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 04, 2019

UAW President Steps Down

After months of investigations into UAW President Gary Jones has finally decided to step aside. In a message sent to the International Executive Board (IEB), Jones asked for and was granted a leave...

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